When we recycle, what really happens behind the scenes?
We’ve all been programmed by now to always be conscious of recycling. ‘Green Earthers’ will yell at you to not throw a specific thing in the trash, but to put it into a recycling bin so that it can be picked up and recycled. But little do these narrow minded, carbon footprint lunatics realize what really happens as soon as that recyclable item hits the bin. Between the trucks that come and collect the items in the recycling bin, to the final destination, the recycling has traveled all over the world (causing pollution), if it doesn’t end up floating in the ocean somewhere. And YES, China is involved in this too. Watch the short video below for the full explanation of what happens to your recycling after you toss it into the recycling bin. You’ll probably want to start throwing it directly into the trash instead. Watch & Listen, Video Below :
VIDEO : What Really Happens When We Recycle?