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Top Reasons Why Many Don’t Recycle

Top Reasons Why Many Don’t Recycle | recycling | Scoop.it
Nothing boils my blood more than walking by a trash can filled with empty water bottles or a pile of paper. “Why?” I often yell as I violently shake my fists toward the sky. I understand that everybody isn’t on the same page when it comes to being eco-friendly. Yet, I still felt compelled to do some research on the top 10 reasons why people don’t recycle. Here are the results.
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In a Landfill: How Long Does Trash Really Last?

In a Landfill: How Long Does Trash Really Last? | recycling | Scoop.it
We’ve all been there—at the beach, empty beer bottle in hand, a trash can, but no recycling bin in sight. So we dump the bottle in the normal trash, perhaps feeling guilty we weren’t able to recycle it, perhaps not. Most likely, we rapidly forget about it—out of sight, out of mind, and onto the next beer.
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Why Recycle? - Recycle - Less Is More

Why Recycle? - Recycle - Less Is More | recycling | Scoop.it
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1. This source is credible because it is on a .org website with an author and sources.

2. This site tells me how much energy recycling saves: Logos

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Reasons Why You Should Recycle - Reduce, Reuse, Recyle

Reasons Why You Should Recycle - Reduce, Reuse, Recyle | recycling | Scoop.it
Recycling has numerous environmental benefits. Recycling saves energy, conserves natural resources, limits pollution, and supports several sectors of the economy.
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1. This source is credible because it was posted in affluent magazine. it has an author also.

2. This source tells you the many reasons why recycling is a good thing and why people should do it: Logos.

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How Recycling Protects Our Animals and Humans

How Recycling Protects Our Animals and Humans | recycling | Scoop.it
Recycling offers numerous human health and environmental benefits. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) explains the rate for recovery of municipal solid waste increased from 5.6 percent in ...
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1. This is a credible resource because there is an author and there is even a paragraph that tells you a little about the author. This site also has sources.

2.This site tells you how recycling protects wildlife and humans: Pathos.

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Why should I recycle? | MY ZERO WASTE

Why should I recycle? | MY ZERO WASTE | recycling | Scoop.it
Is recycling a new thing for you, are you unsure what it's all about? Read our short FAQ on recycling for beginners here. Find out why you should
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What is Recycling?

What is Recycling? | recycling | Scoop.it
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1. This site is credible because it is information on an official web site and the author posted sources.

2. This site gives a breif explanation of what recycling is: ethos.

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Human Footprint | National Geographic Channel

Human Footprint | National Geographic Channel | recycling | Scoop.it
Human Footprint reveals the lifetime consumption of an average American including the resources needed to produce, package and transport everything consumed.
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1. This cite is credable because it is on the national geographic website. It has an author and sources.

2. This tells  about what happens to your trash after is is recycled: Ethos.

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PHOTOS: The Most Clever And Outrageous Recycling Schemes

PHOTOS: The Most Clever And Outrageous Recycling Schemes | recycling | Scoop.it
There are so many reasons to recycle: it keeps waste out of the landfill, it lessens the need for virgin plastic, metal, and paper materials, it costs the city less to take care of, and it just makes us feel good.
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1. This is a credible source because there is an author to this article and she is being published on the huff post which means the information has to be correct.

2. This cite give people information on how you as an idividual can help to recycle: Ethos.

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Communicating the Benefits of Recycling | Tools for Local Government Recycling Programs | US EPA

Communicating the Benefits of Recycling | Tools for Local Government Recycling Programs | US EPA | recycling | Scoop.it
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