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THE ADVANTAGES OF SORTING
THERE ARE COUNTLESS ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC ADVANTAGES TO RECYCLING USED PACKAGING.
1. Economizar Energia
Did you know that making materials from waste uses less energy than making them from virgin raw materials? Many of the energy resources that you save are non-renewable, like oil for example. When you recycle packaging you make it possible to produce new materials using less energy, thereby reducing greenhouse-gas emissions that are responsible for global warming.


1. Economizar Energia
By using used packaging like secondary raw materials, you are sparing virgin raw materials. In this way ore mining, tree felling and oil extraction are postponed.
For example: recycling plastic helps reduce oil consumption; recycling metal packaging helps reduce the use of ore; using recycled glass to make new packaging saves river beds, from which sand is extracted to produce glass; producing recycled paper uses less energy and water than making it from vegetable fibre; and recycling wood packaging means fewer trees are felled.


1. Economizar Energia
The less waste goes into landfills, the longer the landfill will last. If we all play our part, we will extend the life of landfills, and so we will not need to build new ones in places that people can put to other uses.


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See what the packaging you put
in the recycling container can be turned into.