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The Green Guy: Recycling has many parts

 

March 13, 2020



Reduce, reuse, recycle … it’s stated so much that you probably give it little actual thought and instead just let it go in one ear and out the other.

Now there is nothing I have negative to say about the three R’s, as it outlines the exact concepts and hierarchy we need to strive for: giving greatest priority to reducing our overall waste creation in the first place then looking toward responsible management through reuse and recycling. But the three R’s don’t explain the benefits gained by recycling.

Let me address that.

Here we introduce the three E’s: energy, economy, and e...



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