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Unformatted text preview: A. Aluminum - It takes 20 times more energy to make aluminum from bauxite ore than using recycled aluminum. B. Glass - For every ton of recycled glass used, approx 315 kilos of Carbon dioxide and 1.2 tons of raw materials are spared. II. There are some environmental issues involved with recycling. A. By recycling you can save trees and other natural resources. B. Recycling also reduces the need for landfills and trash incineration. III. Waste Hierarchy - The three words associated with the wast hierarchy are reduce, reuse, recycle A. Source reduction involves stopping pollution and is linked to recycling. B. Recycling is idea number three in the waste hierarchy; by reducing waste produced and reusing materials, recycling is made easier because there are less pollutants in the materials. Conclusion In conclusion, recycling should be practiced in order to preserve the environment and conserve energy....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SPH 103 taught by Professor Riggs during the Spring '07 term at Auburn University.
- Spring '07