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Basics of Recycling

Over the years, recycling has become quite popular and many households now have a recycling bin of sorts in their homes. Wether it be plastic bottles, cardboard boxes, or glass jars, we have become accustomed to tossing it into the recycling. This is a good habit, however, there are some alarming truths that need to be brought to more peoples' attention. Recycling might not be as rosy and wonderful as we may have thought it was years ago.  Some materials, like metals and glass, can be melted down and made into to completely new products without losing its purity and quality. The downside to melting these materials is that I takes an immense amount of energy. Interestingly, recycled glass is...

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