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recycling by Mind Map: recycling
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less pollution from greenhouse gases caused from landfills

whats the reason to recycle?

It won't use as many world resources that are precious to us

less greenhouse gases from landfills and that is less pollution caused by waste

whats the impact in the future?

more environmental resources for the future generation

less cost for making things

Cleaner environment

Whats the expense to recycle?

less expense to create something from recycled material than raw material.

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Thesis statement

In recycling there are different things we can recycle, different processes for the various materials, and many different reasons we should recycle.

If we dont recycle then there will be more waste

Where does it go from the houses

brought to a recycling center

recycling center is a factory that processes and ships all the recyclables to the correct plant

gets to the facility and goes up a conveyor belt and sorted by hand so it ensures proper shipping and recycling

sort plastic, sorted one on the bottom for PETE (Polyethylene terephthalate), or the rest of the containers listed 2 3,4,5,or 7 for HDPE (High-density polyethylene)

sort glass, sorted into three types, green, brown, clear

sort between steel and aluminum, steel is picked up by a magnet, the end of the conveyor belt is a earth magnet that repels aluminum and shoots the aluminum off the belt to a bin and disposible waste is disposed of

paper, paper, cardboard

Then sold to merchants to be made into new products

what can you recycle



office paper




pop cans


detergent or milk jugs, marked with a 2 on the bottom

2-liters of pop, are marked with a 1 on the bottom

how many pieces of paper comes from a tree

24 trees equals 1 ton of office paper