Archive for May 6th, 2019

Ready to Recycle? Here’s Why You Should

We, as a species, create a ludicrous amount of waste from paper to clothing. To put into perspective, you are expected to throw away 600 times your body weight in garbage over the span of your life, at least in America. That is tens of thousands of garbage. Furthermore, it is to be expected that one person will throw away four pounds of trash on any given day.

Keep the above section in mind. Let us say you recycle. Imagine trying to convince other people to recycle. What is the common response you hear, besides denial? Does it sound something like “I am one person. How am I going to change the world?” Or maybe you hear something like “It is too expensive to recycle.” Let us break those narratives down and give them a new perspective to consider.

It is Too Expensive To Recycle

Every ton of garbage created, it will cost $50 to send it off to some landfill. For every ton of recycled trash, it will cost $30 to send it off for recycling. Litter you find on roads,

Read more ...