what is recycling:
As recycling or recycling the process consisting in the transformation of waste or materials used in new goods or products for reuse is known.
As such, the recycling process begins in the separation of different materials (glass, plastic, aluminum, paper, etc.), to be introduced in the recycling system and be subsequently transformed into new raw materials or products with a new lifecycle.
Depending on the case, can be recycled a matter all or only a part. Recycling involves, firstly, classification, are where separate waste, and plants, in the second instance, recycling plants, which is where the residues are transformed for use.
Of note, that not all materials are recyclable, since some, such as oils, paints, or insecticides, which are considered to be harmful or toxic, can not be reused is.
For the separation of materials, it has been implementing a system of colors in trash bins (which may vary in different countries), to facilitate the collection. The basic colours are as follows:
blue, for paper and cardboard. Yellow, for plastic and metal containers. Green glass.
The logo or symbol of best-known recycling is the ring or circle of Mobius, composed of three arrows arranged as a triangle, fold in a clockwise direction and represent the three parts of which consists the cycle: collection, recycling and reuse.
See also recycling.
Importance of recycling
The importance of recycling to our current society is that allows us to make a rational use of natural resources, especially non-renewable, which translates into its preservation, the protection of the environment and decrease pollution.
Recycling, in addition, is inserted within an ecological model of sustainability, which is based on the use of resources without causing damage or harmful changes in the environment, respecting the natural cycles of regenerating materials.
On the other hand, recycling makes possible the reduction of the production costs for some industries, while for citizens can be beneficial in the sense that allows them to generate revenue through the sale of recyclable material to recycling companies.
See also sustainability.
Is known as computer and electronic recycling reuse or exploitation of computers, well in integral way, good for parts. In this sense, computers can be donated to users or organizations that need them, or its components can be separated and sorted for reuse or recycling. However, the recycling of computer equipment is particularly sensitive, since some of its components potentially highly toxic for our health and the environment, both by certain protocol must meet it for disposal.
See also E-waste.