Benefits of Recycling
Environmental, economic and community benefits can be attained from recycling.
For the environment, recycling:
- Reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators;
- Conserves natural resources such as timber, water and minerals; and
- Prevents pollution by reducing the need to collect new raw materials.
For the economy, recycling:
- Increases economic security by tapping a domestic source of materials; and
- Saves energy.
For communities, recycling:
- Supports American manufacturing and conserves valuable resources; and
- Helps create jobs in the recycling and manufacturing industries in the United States.
Please visit your state’s official website for more information on how to recycle your electronics in your area.
Or visit other websites for helpful tools to help find a recycling center near you: http://e-stewards.org/find-a-recycler/