Recycling today is an important part of any society actively aiming to raise the quality of life for its inhabitants. Recycling has become a part of every day life, particularly for the citizens of the European Eunion, hence the birth of the slogan “Making Europe a Recycling Society”. Undoubtedly Recycling has got multiple benefits.
The most important ones are set out below:
It contributes to reducing a) the municipal waste that has to be collected by municipalities and to be relocated to the increasingly scarce landfills and b) the carbon dioxide emissions.
Saving in raw materials and energy resources, which are usually non-renewable (oil, ores, etc.)
Creation of new job positions.
Exchange rate gains.
Protection of the environment.
Improvement of our quality of life.