Archive for September 26, 2013

Sep
26

What Can You Recycle?

Recycle centers

Did you know that recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a television for three hours? The recent couple of decades has seen an upsurge in recycling, but people can still improve on knowing what to recycle and how to properly recycle.

Importantly, there is no limit to the amount of times an aluminum can be recycled. In theory, the same can that was used in 1962 could be made into millions more cans, enjoyed as a beverage, and then recycled again. Not taking advantage of the recycling services around you and throwing your cans in the garbage is foolish and environmentally irresponsible.

Modern garbage is a relatively new phenomenon, and is a result of industrialization, mass production and consumption