On April 22 the world comes collectively for the annual celebration of Earth Day. This yr’s theme, “Spend money on the Planet,” highlights the important function recycling performs in saving and nurturing the setting. For there isn’t a higher funding within the planet than the act of recycling. Every of us performs an essential function within the recycling course of. Each aluminum can, plastic container, outdated cellphone, outdated tire, or paper product that’s recycled means fewer new pure sources should be harvested from a planet that has solely a lot to provide.
The recycling business is in a continuing state of evolution, placing its greatest efforts towards growing new applied sciences and enhancing processes to deal with the merchandise reaching their finish of life right this moment, whereas additionally making ready for brand new merchandise hitting the market that can in the future have to be recycled.
By partnering with manufacturers, we are able to enhance the usage of recycled content material within the manufacturing course of. On the similar time, we are able to emphasize the necessity to design merchandise that may be simply and safely recycled. This ensures a continuing provide of supplies in manufacturing whereas defending the planet from the pointless destruction of crucial sources.
Recycing is one thing we are able to all do collectively, not simply on Earth Day, however on daily basis. Study extra about ISRI’s celebration of Earth Day and take a look at member sources at Earth Day Toolkit.