Copyright

How does recycling help reduce pollution?

Question:

How does recycling help reduce pollution?

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

People make lots of trash each day. You can limit the amount of trash you make by reducing, reusing and recycling. Reducing means to use products that have less packaging. Reusing means to use items, such as cloth shopping bags, that can be used over and over again.

Answer and Explanation:

Recycling helps to reduce pollution because it takes some solid waste products and changes them into new products. For example, old tires might be...

See full answer below.

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

Learn more about this topic:

The 3 Rs of Reducing Solid Waste: Reuse, Reduce & Recycle

from Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity

Chapter 12 / Lesson 5
159K

Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answer library