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Reuse – better than recycling

Posted by admin on January 25, 2009

The term of Re Using is the one step ahead of recycling. If you are able to reuse in your life, to break the psychological wall of using new things only, you will be able to help a lot to the global effort of saving the environment.

The whole idea of recycling is to save the environment. By recycling we are able to decrease the need in energy, to decrease the need of natural sources and to decrease the pollutions and consumption. As more we are recycling, the more we are helping. Re using is even better than recycling since the materials and the energy used in the recycling processes, are being avoided. The idea of re using is not new and its easy to explain with the following example:

Two friends have bought a fridge. Both of them are happy with the fridge and talked after a while. “You know” said the first guy, ” the fridge service department is the best. They are always available, coming on time and solving all the problems in few minutes”. “You know”, said the second guy, ” I have no idea about the service department, never needed them”. Now back to recycling. Re using items, re using sources of energy and products will prevent the need to recycle. Recycling is good, important and useful but is we can avoid it too, the situation is much better.

Re use as a way of life and save the environment. Reusing paper in the printing machine will save some trees, much better than to recycle the paper because of the energy needed to the recycling. After reusing the printing page on both sides, you are more than welcome to recycle it. Re use old clothes for washing items ( wash the car with old t- shirt ), for cleaning your house and for car oil checks. Better to use old pants instead of buying special oil checking product.

The more we are able to re use, the more we are helping to save the environment.

Re use glass bottles

Posted by admin on December 30, 2008

Recycling activities are very important, this is not the right post to take about them. YesWeGreen is full of recycling information, recycling tips and idea’s how to recycle and what can be recycled. This post is about one stage above recycling – re using.

Lets talk about galss bottles. In order to make new glass bottle, you waste the sand for the glass, the energy for the manufacturing process and for the logistic to bring the bottle to your home. When you recycle the bottle after use, you save the sand, some of the energy and costs. Now think what happen when you re use the bottle!

The only thing happen to the glass bottle when its re use is sterilization. They took it as it is, clean it and fill it again with your favorite soda drink. So easy, so simple, so good to the environment. This is working very good in India and saving the production of more than 50,000 tons of new bottles each year!

Think gren and think of re using. Glass bottles is just the start.

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