Friday, December 12, 2008

Debunking Recycling Myths

Do you per chance think the U.S. is running out of landfill space? Well it's a more complicated story than you might think.

Do you think that when paper, plastic and metal are all dumped into one recycling bin that it has to be sorted by hand at the other end? Well read on.

And perhaps you think that most plastic is not recycled and ends up in a landfill? Again, it ain't necessarily so. Read Common Recycling Myths Debunked at Popular Mechanics.

Is recycling worth it? Americans haul 82 million tons of trash to recycling centers each year. But does it pay off—for the environment or the economy? Popular Mechanics investigates its Economic and Environmental Impact.

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