What Are the Disadvantages of Recycling?

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Even though recycling should be encouraged, there are a few disadvantages to recycling. A major issue is the high energy cost of transportation. Another major issue is the high chemical cost used to remove ink from paper.
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Advantages: Recycling helps to limit the amount of glass, paper and plastic that must be produced. This will end with less garbage in landfills because it's being reused. Adds jobs
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Benefits: Recycled aluminum cans alone generate $800 million
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Basically, the process of recycling is collecting the used materials and process them into new products to prevent waste of potentially used materials. Recyclable materials include
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It could increase pollution; increased salt effluent during de-inking; increased transportation & energy costs; package recycling is a small portion of waste.
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Some of the difficulties recycling poses are that reprocessing of recovered materials is not always pollution free and the costs of collection transport and reprocessing result in higher costs for recycled materials.
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