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Why recycle?

Motivations for recycling include environmental concerns, as recycling reduces the use of energy and raw materials and the need to dispose of waste, and for cost reasons, in situations where production from recycled material is less expensive than from new material. While extensive variety of waste is recyclable, materials commonly recycled on an industrial scale include glass, paper, aluminium, asphalt and steel. Recycled materials can be derived from pre-consumer waste (materials used in manufacturing), or post-consumer waste (materials discarded by the consumer).

  • To protect our environment and conserve our natural resources

    The natural environment comprises all living and non-living things that occur naturally on Earth. In its purest sense, it is thus an environment that is not the result of human activity or intervention. The natural environment may be contrasted to "the built environment."

  • To ensure that plastics, oils and other materials are reused over and over again

    Reuse is distinguished from most forms of recycling, where the good is reduced to a raw material and used in the making of a new good (eg crushing of bottles to make glass for new bottles).

  • To ensure that we can recycle effectively and save money on recycled products

  • To Market and sell cheaper remanufactured products and ensure that we can reuse everything that is produced over and over again

  • To allow others to benefit from recycling such as our children and our future generations is focused on the future of our children and the entire recycling programme is designed to benefit our children. From the process of collection to the distribution of resources to children's charities

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