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Recycling and the Environment

A drawn man recycling an apple

Recycling is a key aspect of modern waste reduction, and is outlined as the third priority in the waste hierarchy for how to manage waste, following reduction and reuse. It seeks to achieve environmental sustainability by reducing waste output and raw material input, through the use of recycled materials. Despite its limitations, recycling has undeniable environmental benefits compared to conventional waste disposal and is getting increasingly important because of our large and continuously growing population and consumer habits.