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Recycling is the process of taking a product at the end
of its useful life and using all or part of it to make another
product. The internationally recognized symbol for recycling
includes three arrows moving in a triangle. Each arrow
, represents a different part of the recycling process
.from collection to re-manufacture to resale
Some Interesting Facts

rubbish that ends up in the dustbin could be recycled*

r a television The unreleased energy contained in the average dustbin each for 5,000 hours*

can be recycled and ready to use in just 6 weeks*

% of the money you spend on a product pays for the packaging, which ultimately ends up as rubbish*

cyclable and can be used again and again.
ehicle can be recycled

produces 73% less air pollution than if it was made from raw materials*
:Why recycling is important

Recycling is an excellent way of saving energy
:and conserving the environment. Did you know that

.recycled tin can would save enough energy to power a television for 3 hours 1

.recycled glass bottle would save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes 1

.recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours 1

.less energy is required to recycle paper compared with making it from raw materials 70%
Types of
of recycling

:There are many type of recycling


..Paper recycling

.. plastic recycling

..cell phone recycling recycling

..aluminum recycling

…and others
:Impact of Recycling
:Important table

Waste produced in the most important
cities in Saudi Arabia in 1998

City Tons

Riyadh 1,514,000
Jeddah 971,000
Mecca 697,000
Dammam 501.000
City 360,000
Taif 338,000
Buraidah 272,000
Hofuf 224,000
Tabuk 216,000
Jizan 180,000

Total 5,273,000

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Important symbol Recycling