What Are the Disadvantages of Recycling?


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.
Q&A Related to "What Are the Disadvantages of Recycling"
Skilled workers are needed to break a computer down into component parts, sort them properly and test them for resale. They also must know how to strip valuable metals to be melted
because its good.
Benefits: Recycled aluminum cans alone generate $800 million
It could increase pollution; increased salt effluent during de-inking; increased transportation & energy costs; package recycling is a small portion of waste.
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what are the disadvantages of recycling
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.
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com