The Importance of Recycling
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Recycling is a crucial aspect of preserving our planet’s resources and reducing waste. It’s a simple yet effective way to make a positive impact on the environment. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of recycling and how it can help save the planet.

First, let’s talk about the benefits of recycling. When we recycle, we conserve natural resources such as forests, minerals, and water. This helps to preserve these resources for future generations, and it also reduces the need for new resource extraction, which can have negative environmental impacts. Additionally, recycling reduces the amount of waste that ends up in landfills, which helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollution.

Another benefit of recycling is that it can save energy. When we recycle materials, we use less energy than we would if we were to extract new resources and create new products. This is because recycling requires less energy to process materials than it takes to extract new resources from the earth.

Recycling also creates jobs. The recycling industry employs millions of people worldwide and is a key driver of economic growth.

But recycling is not just good for the environment and the economy, it is also good for our health. When waste is sent to landfills, it can release harmful chemicals and pollutants into the air and water. Recycling helps to reduce these pollutants and keep our communities safe and healthy.

In conclusion, recycling is an essential tool in the fight against climate change and pollution. By recycling, we can conserve natural resources, reduce waste, save energy, create jobs and improve our health. It is a simple yet effective way for us to make a positive impact on the planet. We all have a responsibility to recycle and do our part to preserve the earth for future generations.

  1. Dee Dee White

    Is there a reason why the recycling bins were removed from Taylor High School?
    We just live around the corner on 400E and this made it so convenient for my husband to take our weekly recycling to the school. Is there any chance you’ll be bringing it back to this location? I know several of my neighbors were using it also.

    Dee Dee White

    • Martha Warner

      Thank you for your question, Dee Dee.

      The recycling bins located at the Taylor Trustee’s Office were REMOVED PERMANENTLY at the request of the Taylor Township Trustee. You can still utilize the Russiaville Town Hall, Western School, or Northwestern Baseball parking lot locations as well as 1701 N Market Street in Kokomo. We realize these were an asset to the community, but there is nothing that we can do about it.


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