The One Planet Living Principle – Zero Waste – is about reducing waste, reusing things where possible, and ultimately sending zero waste to landfill.
Over the past 30 years, a staggering one-third of the planet’s natural resources have been consumed. Our consumerist society is undermining our planet’s capacity to regenerate itself. We must consider what we buy, where we buy it and how we dispose of it.
recycle scrap metal and save our planet
Imagine if every bit of metal that was ever produced was never recycled. Earth would be overflowing with scrap metals as rubbish, possibly leaching toxic materials into waterways. Of course, the raw material that metal is made from is a finite resource. As we keep mining it, eventually it will run out. By recycling, we are extending our supply of metals for future generations, while reducing the damage to our planet.
We need to be mindful of what we add to landfill and educate future generations on looking after our planet.
Changing our behaviour will help to reduce waste going to landfill, lower greenhouse gas emissions, ease the pressure on our natural environment and save us money.
the importance of recycling scrap metal
Scrap-recycling facilities are like mines above ground, rich with resources that can be reused to preserve the environment, at a fraction of the cost to mine and refine metals from virgin ores. Scrap metal is not waste or trash. Rather, it is a continuous resource – made from old automobiles, appliances, buildings, bridges, aeroplanes and more. Scrap metal may, in fact, be one of our most precious resources. Because it can be re-melted and reshaped into new products countless times, scrap metal is a resource that will never be depleted.
recycling guide for e-waste
Electronic waste (e-waste) is growing three times faster than other waste streams. Help address the e-waste epidemic and keep e-waste out of landfill. E-Waste we can collect from you include the following: