On April 22 the world comes collectively for the annual celebration of Earth Day. This 12 months’s theme, “Spend money on the Planet,” highlights the important function recycling performs in saving and nurturing the setting. For there is no such thing as a larger funding within the planet than the act of recycling. Every of us performs an vital function within the recycling course of. Each aluminum can, plastic container, outdated cellphone, previous tire, or paper product that’s recycled means fewer new pure assets have to be harvested from a planet that has solely a lot to present.
The recycling business is in a relentless state of evolution, placing its greatest efforts towards growing new applied sciences and bettering processes to deal with the merchandise reaching their finish of life as we speak, whereas additionally getting ready for brand spanking new merchandise hitting the market that may in the future should 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 relentless provide of supplies in manufacturing whereas defending the planet from the pointless destruction of mandatory assets.
Recycing is one thing we are able to all do collectively, not simply on Earth Day, however each day. Be taught extra about ISRI’s celebration of Earth Day and take a look at member assets at Earth Day Toolkit.