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Recycled products

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    aiyana01posted 8 years ago

    Today, there is a huge amount of recycled products available in the market, from paper bags to fabric purses; bottles to foot wear. The reason behind the popularity of recycled products is that these products contribute in optimum usage of natural as well as artificially made materials. These products indirectly contribute in reducing air, land, and water pollution and in reducing the depletion of natural resources.

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    archdawposted 8 years ago

    Thanks for sharing.

  3. akihan profile image72
    akihanposted 8 years ago

    Recycled products are so-so only in terms of sustainability as most of it consists of down-cycling. meaning that the value of the product reduces. for example, paper. recycled paper is always of a lower quality due to pulp damage, etc...

    What we need is stuff that we can upcycle.

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      C.J. Wrightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I do agree with you on the problems with recycling.
      Doesn't your ideas regarding "upcycling" go against the law of conservation?

      1. akihan profile image72
        akihanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        well it's tricky, but if it's so easy, then we wouldn't be in such a mess right now. upcycling doesn't come easy but offshoot i can think of one. PET bottles. those plastic bottles for coke and stuff. through an enzyme process, it can be upcycled to another plastic called PHA, which can be used in medical devices.

        of course, creative input into waste is another form of upcycling. waste -> art or some other use. this is the most accessible and direct form. more examples are found at:


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    archdawposted 8 years ago

    Why don't you write a Hub about it?

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image83
      wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Lol! just about to say that, great minds think alike smile

      1. TINA V profile image78
        TINA Vposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oh my goodness! can i also join you? :-)

        a hub about recycled products can be very informative to all readers.

        have a great week!

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    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    ok. what was the question?

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      bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I was hoping you could tell me...