Take a look at how recycling paper scrap helps in creating a safer environment
- When you recycle unwanted materials like old newspapers, aluminum foil scrap, you are reducing the waste products that are sent to the landfills or incinerators. This will in turn reduce the emission of harmful gases into the environment such as methane. About 40% of the methane gases come from landfills, so by recycling the products like papers, production of methane gas and an anaerobic decomposition also reduces. In this way, you are reducing the pollution as well as reducing the waste products also.
- To converse the natural resources of the planet, you can definitely recycle the newspapers. The manufacturing paper industry needs timber due to which multiple numbers of trees are felled every year. When you are recycling the paper, you are conserving the timber, water as well as minerals. Approximately 7000 gallons of water and 17 trees are saved when a ton of paper is recycled.
- Conserving the energy is one of the major environmental concerns of today’s era. As you know, the natural resources are continuously diminishing; it has become quite important to conserve the energy. Using solar energy appliances is one of the ways to conserve energy. And another way is by recycling the scrap products. Approximately 4200 Kilowatts energy can be saved while recycling paper scrap.
Now, that you know the above benefits, you should definitely recycle the old papers and also the aluminum foils.