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What Materials can be Recycled

List of materials that can be recycled are as follows  for more information.

  • Paper
  • Metals
  • Plastic
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Water
  • Copper
  • Polymers
  • Aluminium
  • Ballpoint Pens
  • Bins
  • Batteries
  • Plastic Bags
  • Cars
  • Car materials
  • Computers
  • Cardboard
  • Clothes
  • Cotton
  • Electronics
  • Fabric
  • Glass
  • Gold
  • Greywater
  • Drinking water
  • HDPE
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Materials used to make cars
  • Materials after a lab experiment
  • Materials from old cars
  • Materials used in mobile phones
  • Newspaper
  • Nuclear waste
  • Nuclear fuels
  • Organic waste
  • Object made from terylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polythene
  • Rubber
  • Solid waste
  • Textiles, terylene, titanium
  • Tires
  • Timber
  • Aluminium Cans
  • Zinc

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Examples of Recycling materials

Some Examples of recycling materials are as follows. So let us check it out some points of recycling to know more about recycling materials.

Material which can be recycled are : Plastic drink bottels, chipboard, newspaper, corrugated cardboard, glass bottels, beverage cans, magazine, plastic, aluminium, paper, glass, trash etc., Find out more on advantages and disadvantages of Recycling.

Example 1: We can reuse plastic bags when we go to supermarket to buy household products.

Example 2: Paper can be recycled so it can be processed and used again and again.

Processes involved in Recycling materials

There are mainly four types of process involved in recycling materials. So let us check it out each process take place during recycling of any materials or products

The first step is to collect recyclable materials such as paper, glass, aluminium, cans, plastic from communities. The recyclable materials are placed into separate bins and the bins also have the recyclable symbol on it. 

Plastic Recycling

Plastic Recycling: It is very important to recycle plastic to save consumption of energy and natural resources. Different types of plastic products or plastic materials such as plastic bags, plastic bottles are used daily which affects environment. There are various beneftis of recycling plastic along with some drawbacks of recycled plastic. You might also like Advantages and disadvantages of recycling.

How Recycling Saves Energy?

When we manufacture new products from virgin materials, more energy is consumed. Other natural resources such as fossil fuels (Oil , Petroleum, Natural gas, Coal) are also used during manufacturing of products. But when we make products out of recycled materials we can reduce the use of energy sources. The steps in the process of manufacturing of recycled product is reduced which helps to save energy. Find out more about advantages and disadvantages of recycling.

Metals Recycling

Recycling of metals such as copper, aluminium etc., is required to protect earth and environment. It also saves energy and natural resources. Along with benefits there are some drawbacks of recycling metals. 

Benefits of Recycling

Recycling is a process of waste management in which waste materials of plastic, paper, metal, aluminium, glass etc., are collected and are used to make new products. Recycling helps to protect the environment and saves energy and resources. 

How Recycling Saves the Earth ?

Directly or indirectly recycling helps to save the earth. We know that the raw materials used in the products comes from our natural resources. The raw materials can be recycled and hence we can help or preserve the environment by recycling this type of products. More information of Advantages and disadvantaes Of Recycling.