EVERYDAY SCIENCE vol1 - Page 12

sure that species of animals as well as For example, instead of one going humans do not become extinct. One and buying any glass bottle or any of the countless ways that plastic box, one should choose the sustainability has ones made up of recycled materials helped preserve our world and us and by doing that, although it may humans is through recycling. seem really small and insignificant, environmental one would’ve helped in sustainable Recycling is the main key to sustainable development and a development and in saving the think that environment. sustainable environment because it is a way of managing waste thus; it Many people keeps the environment clean and recycling is hard and don’t know encourages the reuse of materials. what can be recycled and what cannot “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle are be recycled. Basically, every single referred to as the three Rs for waste thing can be recycled. Starting from management. The three Rs help to cut basic things; paper, plastic, steel, down our aluminum, cans, bottles, foil all the resources and help extend the life of way to very complex things such as (Recycling, televisions, refrigerators, electronics Composting and Waste). Recycling is and computers. Every single thing a very clean and sustainable way to can be recycled and each of these manage our wastes. Instead of using things will really help in developing a bottles or boxes or whatever once and sustainable environment. There are then throwing them away, one should even recycling symbols for materials recycle them so that they are made to make it easier for people to recycle into other bottles and boxes where like in the case of aluminum. “This they can be used over and over again. symbol is made up from two arrows One should also try to buy products in a circle - the tip of each touching that are made up of recycled material. the end of the previous one - and in our on waste, landfills.” conserve