The materials we use in our everyday lives is important to us and makes our lives much easier, however we should have a recycling mindset whenever we toss these away. There are a number of recycled and reused elements in these material. Here is some top most recycled materials in the world.
Computers and other modern technologies contain very heavy metals such as mercury and lead. Recycling these gadgets allows these metals to be recycled thus offering a great benefit. The consistent evolution of technology means our PCs and other gadgets get replaced more often. Recycling these gadgets is very important and beneficial as exposed heavy metals are highly dangerous, causing a range of problems i.e brain damage, death etc.
Like computers batteries contain heavy metals such as mercury and lead. When these batteries are left exposed they end up poisoning the environment, which makes recycling and reusing batteries very important. According to Earth911.com Americans throw 180 000 of rechargeable batteries every year.
It is not a surprise that the top 3 recycled materials are electrical equipments, the relationship these equipments have is that they both contain heavy metals mercury and lead which are highly dangerous if exposed to the environment. Recycling Televisions is very beneficial.
Old Latex paints can be reused in one of the following ways: They can be mixed with virgin materials to make new paint or can be blended with other recycled paints. It is also important to note that paints doesn’t contain lead anymore but contains some other dangerous substances which are harmful to the environment if left exposed.
Aluminiun cans were once targeted as the top recycled materials and is still one of the most recycled materials.