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The smashing story of recycling glass
The smashing story of recycling Glass shows the journey that takes place for glass bottles and jars from your recycling boxes or bring banks to the reprocessor and then ultimately back into new products.

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Benefits of recycling plastic bottles
Here are some of the Benefits of Recycling Plastic Bottles, by Smart Packaging

Recycling Processes: How is it Done, What does it Save?
The factory processes of recycling iron, aluminium, glass, paper, water and building materials. What is the environmental cost of not recycling?

Horrible Science: Wasted World
Gruesome greenhouse gasses and deadly toxic waste. Why do we recycle and what would happen if we stopped?

Recycling
Recycling is much more than just paper, plastic and glass. We’ll find out what, why and how some of the more unusual things can be recycled.

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Waste Disposal
Where does your garbage go? A look at landfill operations, recycling, composting, toxic waste treatment and alternative productivity. This program also encourages the student to find ways to reduce their own waste.

A day in the life of your garbage
Explain the recycling processes for aluminium, plastic, glass, paper, and polyethylene bags through educational videos about waste management.

War On Waste: Series 1
Craig Reucassel is on a mission to uncover how much waste we produce as a nation and learn what we can about it. In tonight’s episode, he focuses on food waste as a staggering amount ends up in landfill every year.

War On Waste: Series 1 – Ep. 2
In the second episode, Craig Reucassel dives underwater to discover the shocking amount of plastic waste that ends up in our oceans, which in turn becomes ingested by our marine life.

War On Waste: Series 1 – Ep. 3
Craig Reucassel explores the impact that coffee cups & fast fashion have on our environment. He examines our obsession with fast fashion – an issue causing an environmental crisis globally.

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Why recycle glass

Recycling glass is easy, and glass containers returned for recycling help to make new glass bottles and jars. Recycling glass has big environmental payoffs. It saves raw materials, lessens demand for energy, and cuts CO2 emissions.

Recycling factsheets
These factsheets cover the benefits of recycling, how to recycle and what happens after collection for each material.

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Recycling
Recycling, recovery and reprocessing of waste materials for use in new products.

The glass recycling process
Glass can be recycled forever. The same glass can be recycled a million times over to produce bottles and jars of the same high quality every time. However minute amounts of some materials mixed in with the glass can cause contamination. So it is important to know what types of glass can and can’t be recycled.

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Top library books

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Waste recycling and energy saving  /  edited by Justin Healey
Explore EXP 363.72 WAS

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Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It  /  Tom Szaky
eBook

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