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Statement is issue: This paper is about the disadvantages and advantages of recycling.
As human beings, we pollute the environment through many ways. One of the major pollutants is the waste we produce. Everyday millions of tons of trash gets dumped into Earth’s landfills, but soon, those landfills will be full and we won’t have anywhere to store our waste. Therefore, as population growth continues to increase, in the future, waste management will play a big role to maintain an ecological balance in our environment. We can no longer generate unlimited quantities of waste; therefore, we must act in the behalf of protecting the earth in the long term. As a result, recycling plays a big role in minimizing the generation of waste and reducing the need of hazardous landfills. In Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, recycling is defined as "the recovery and reprocessing of waste materials for use of new products." Webster’s dictionary defines recycling as "a process (as liquid body waste, glass or cans) in order to regain material for human use." Recycling involves using materials, which are at the end of their useful lives as the feedstock for the manufacture of new products.
It is expected that certain problems will arise with this act, but the positive factors from our efforts will override those problems. With high level of participation, sufficient financial support and increase in technological improvements, recycling can be an effective strategy for sustaining a healthy world. There are actually two broad types of recycling, internal and external. Internal recycling is the reuse in a manufacturing process of materials that are a waste product of that process. External, which is most commonly, is the reclaiming of materials from a product that has been worn out or rendered obsolete (Bryce, Day, and Olney 1997). An example of this is old newspapers, magazines, and paper products. However, for some people recy...
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