Recyclable Products

Recyclable products include many types of plastics, textiles, glass, paper, electronics, and metals that are reprocessed from extant goods. Recyclable products are made from the same commodities as the basic materials that make up new goods. Recyclable products have many benefits for individual and societal interests. These benefits include the salvaging of resources for profit (or precaution), protecting and expanding manufacturing jobs, conserving natural resources, reducing the need for landfills and incineration of garbage, decreasing the emission of greenhouse gases that contribute to global climate change, preventing pollution caused by the manufacturing of products, and the saving of energy. Recyclable products have historically been of greater interest during times of war, scarcity, and when the process made sense economically. A variety of recyclable products have ...

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