The amount of rubbish and materials we throw away is increasing by the year due to lifestyle changes and increasing population numbers. Recycling is a process that we as a nation take to turn our waste into new products and items. Many households and businesses recycle but we need to get more people involved into the recycling programme to increase the amount of rubbish that we recycle as we cannot continue to fill up landfill.
If you would like to know more about what happens to your household rubbish when recycling then I recommend checking out:
- Dorset for You GOV UK: What happens to our recycling?
- Bournemouth Council GOV UK: What Happens to Recycling in Bournemouth?
- Hampshire County Council GOV UK: What happens to your waste?
Bournemouth and Poole House Clearance are fully committed in recycling, are you? Let’s keep Dorset and Hampshire stay green, recycle as much as you can when you can, and if you don’t have a recycle bin already then we highly recommend that you check with your local authority to see if you can get a recycling bin.
Many people don’t recycle as they don’t see the need to, can’t be bothered to separate their rubbish or don’t see the impact a single person can make. However realistically separating your rubbish doesn’t take any effort or time. When you place a few containers or a recycling system next to your rubbish bin, you can successfully sort out the rubbish as you go along.
Generally we can recycle many different items in the place where we live such as paper, plastic, clothing and furniture. You will need to check with your local council which types of materials that you can recycle in your area. Some councils even offer a recycling collection service which will collect all your recyclable household belongings.
Some people do not understand the need to recycle and the effects it has on the earth. The main reason we all need to recycle is the fact that it saves the energy that would have been used into producing waste products again. Production of products and materials in our daily lives causes polluting and harmful gases into our atmosphere resulting in the global temperature to rise.
When the global temperature rises this causes weather disruption as well as natural disasters. The most affected areas of these results are small, poor countries that cannot afford or have resources to recycle waste like we have.
Reasons to Recycle Household Waste
Below we have listed the most important reasons to recycle.
Like we have said above, the more you recycle, the less we will need to buy new products again. This will save energy.
Reduce Air Pollution
When companies and businesses choose to recycle materials instead of using the raw materials, they reduce the amount of toxins going into the atmosphere.
Reducing the Amount in Landfills
Our landfills are currently running out of space. Did you know that 75% of rubbish in our landfills could be recycled?
Property Values Thrive
Communities that recycle reduce the need for landfills. Landfills lower property values as nobody would want to look out of their windows and see a rubbish tip! As you and your neighbours recycle, you will be increasing the pounds to your home.
Saving the Animals
As well as keeping our communities safe and clean, we can also save our nature too. Cities that live near the sea will tip their rubbish into it which causes sea life to suffer from our mistakes.
Pently of More Reasons
The list goes on and on, for even more reasons be sure to head over to A to Z of Recycling, provided by Bournemouth Council.