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Why should I recycle? Doesn't the trash do the same thing?
About 80% of what americans throw away is recyclable yet the recycling rate is only 23%!
It takes 200-1000 years to decompose a plastic bag in a landfill!
What's recycling? And why should we do it?
Recycling allows you to reduce, reuse, and recycle you waste, which helps our planet.
Can we recycle anything?
Recycling also helps our oceans! A Lot of plastic, and paper get into our oceans and harm our sea life!
no, only materials that our city says we can. Some items can break the machines at these plants, like plastic bags.
I think you all have done an amazing job learning to recycle!
Every hour 2.5 million plastic bottles are used, but most of these are thrown away.
If we recycle these they can be used to create more plastic products, like toys, or reusable plastic water bottles!
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