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40 interesting facts about Recycling

Fact 1: Recycling is a process to create new items from old and used materials. This helps in reducing energy and potentially useful materials from being wasted.

Fact 2: Recycling is a part of waste disposal hierarchy – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Fact 3: Aluminium cans can actually be recycled and put back onto the shelf at your local grocery store in just about 2 months.

Fact 4: Aluminium cans are probably the most recycled item, at least in the United States. While this is true, you can also recycle other forms of aluminium as well.

Fact 5: Recycling an aluminium can help to save a great deal of energy, in fact, enough to run your home television for about three hours!

Fact 6: Most beverage cans are made up of aluminium, even though there are other products that go into it as well.

Fact 7: If you throw away your aluminium cans, they can stay in that can form for up to 500 years or more- so recycling is the way to go.

Fact 8: Variety of raw materials including paper, plastic, metal, glass, electronics and textiles can be recycled.

Fact 9: You can recycle aluminium over and over again, and there is really no limit to it.

Fact 10: There are over 80 billion aluminium cans used each and every year around the world.