By recycling, we keep our homes and our world clean and reduce the need for trash pits.

London Recycle Boxes

recycling bins -- outside for pick-up

Some common materials that can be recycled are paper, glass and plastics.

Recycling is good for the environment in a few ways. It reduces the amount of trash and garbage that needs to be disposed of in places like landfills. Products from recycled materials usually use less energy to make.

Often, recycling can involve craft using materialsform items like used bottles. This is excellent for creativity and means a keepsake.



  • Recycle City a Web site of the U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
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