Why recycling is important?

Why recycling is important?

We usually talk about the benefits for the environment brought about by us recycling waste, but how much are we talking about? Is recycling really good for the environment? Sometimes it鈥檚 important to know how much we mean exactly, to put it in 鈥渂lack on white,鈥 with concrete cases and data. Continue reading “Why recycling is important?”

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Biowaste: A key point

Biowaste: A key point

Vegetable and food leftovers (mostly from vegetable or animal origin) are called the 鈥渙rganic fraction鈥 or biowaste. Biowaste consists of water (80% of its weight) and organic matter (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats). This waste is generally quite heavy and small in volume as it occupies little space, therefore, it is a high-density type of waste. Continue reading “Biowaste: A key point”

Recycling is the solution

Recycling is the solution

鈥淩ecycle鈥 comes, etymologically speaking, from the Greek word k媒klos, which means 鈥渙rbit or circle,鈥 and by extension, 鈥渙rdered repetition or recurrence of phenomena.鈥 In Latin, the term becomes cyclus-cycli, adding the prefix: 鈥淩e.鈥 (which means repetition). Therefore, the original meaning of the verb 鈥渞ecycle鈥 is 鈥渢o circulate something or put it back into orbit鈥 (waste becomes resource).

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