Attention getter - Attention getter How many people read a paper on a daily bases How many people throw it in the trash can when they are done How many

Attention getter - Attention getter How many people read a...

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Attention getter – How many people read a paper on a daily bases? How many people throw it in the trash can when they are done? How many people drink some sort of bottled drink throughout the day? How many of those people throw it in the trash can when they are done? Relativity – There in lays the problem. Too many people do not recycle and it is slowly killing this Earth we call home. When you are at your house or apartment or dorm do you take your trash and just throw it on the floor when finished? Well that is essentially what we are doing when we chose not to recycle. Today I’ll bring to the forefront the problem we face with trash buildup on our Earth, how recycling helps and what it does, and what we can do to help. Body: 1. We face a large problem with trash build up on our Earth. John Calhoun, co-owner of Custom Polymers Inc., states in his May 21 st 2007 article “Solving the problem of supply vs. demand; Weary of the short shrift, plastics recyclers work to raise awareness, collection” that recycling in the United States used to be near 40%. Not only in the US. SEPA (Scottish Environmental Protection Agency) stated in a July 24 th 2007 article “War on Waste” that Scotland has increased their landfill capacity by 22 million tones in the just the past year. An increase of 15% over last year. In a

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