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Recycling

Recycling is the process of converting waste materials (such as plastics, glass and metals) into new products. Recycling helps to conserve materials, some of which may be in short supply. The process also helps the environment by cutting down on the amount of waste that’s sent to landfill, some of which might be harmful to the environment.

In this section you’ll find a wide variety of articles surrounding many different topics related to recycling and the environment.

Articles

Paper Recycling

Discover how paper is recycled and how this process can help to reduce the impact that deforestation is having across the globe.

A piece of paper that could be recycled.

Plastic Recycling

Find out how plastic can be recycled and view the many resin identification codes used widely to identify recyclable plastics.

A plastic bottle that could be recycled.

Recycling Bins

Recycling bins come in a variety of shapes and sizes and different bins can be provided for a wide variety of recycling functions.

Three recycling bins used for different materials.

Tire Recycling

Tire recycling is an important process that helps keep our environment clean, tidy and free from potentially toxic waste.

A stack of tires that could be recycled.

Recycling Symbols

Confused about the many different recycling symbols used today? Find out what these symbols actually mean and the types of products they identify.

A collection of widely used recycling symbols.