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In this section we will show information about the recycling. We'll answer commons questions and we will see if it really serves at something. Also we will give advices to recycle in our home or school.
What is recycling?
Recycling is to return to process an object which its utility life is finished for return to make it works. For example: when you recycle a glass bottle, you will take the glass and it will be useful to make another bottle, eyeglasses and other things with glass. It allows us to save energy and money, for example, recycling iron, which must be fused to temperatures much more lowers when recycle it than the iron that is extracted from the nature. Also, when recovering elements that in the environment will be finish, it allows maintaining theme for the future.
To recycle, first, I have to separate the different types of garbage that I have: biodegradable, iron, aluminum, textiles, paper, glass and plastics.
You can recycle in your house or in your school, simply separating the remainders that could be recycled of the remainders that don't. After that, you take them to a recycling place. In some cities, in the supermarkets, there are small centers of recycling where we can leave paper, plastic bottles, glass, tins and packages of milk or juice. All these will going to charity organizations, which sells the donated things, to finance it.
Many persons already have realized the importance of recycle. Inclusively the 51.5% of the utilized paper in the United States came from recycled paper. The Paper Industry Association Council in its site about of the recycled paper ( www.paperrecycles.org ) says that it hope that for the year 2012 a 55% be recycled. Also indicates that a 86% of the habitants of that country (about 300 millions of people) have access to programs of recycling of paper. Now lack expand it to all the world.
Critics of the recycling
Some economists indicates that the recycling really doesn't cost less money than only produce it from zero, because they have to pay 2 trucks instead of 1 truck (to take the garbage and the other, the recycled). The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency of the USA) indicates that the saving is relative to the recycled material, like, for example, when recycle aluminum spends 95% less energy than obtaining it from the nature.
How can I recycle?
What is more needed to recycle is really want do it, because if not, you will forget it faster. Then you must investigate what centers of recycling exists near your house. There you will know what things receive them, to join them soon. After that, you have to keep the objects that you will recycle in bags or a box. Remember that before is necessary to clean a little the things (except if is paper), like removing the label to a bottle, or eliminate the liquid that can be inside them. Finally, you take them to your recycling center.
If you also want to recycle in your school, you can talk with your sciences teacher, or the director, propose to him and then to plan it. What you can do is to have separated trash cans for each type of trash that they will recycle, like paper, biodegradable trash, plastics bottles and other for garbage in general. They will have to teach the other students the importance of recycling, for example, showing them a website or a magazine. Finally, some day of the week they can join a group of students to separate the usful garbage of the useless garbage, because, of all ways, someone's going to put a plastic with the paper and an apple with the bottles. When they finish, they can bring their work to a recycle center.
In your house or in your school you can help to diminish the World-wide CO2. It's not so hard to do it, since little actions helps a lot. Only you have to go scattering the knowledge of the easy and entertained that is help the environment, between your relatives, friends and all that you know. Making this, you will help enormously the environment and the future generations.