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Save animals by recycling trash the right way
When you turn on the television, what do you see these days? Do you see the ASPCA sending out more ads for helpful donations. Do you see animals helplessly abused and tortured, whether or not by a human? I do.
ASPCA, & Animals on Television
When I watch T.V., I like to watch Animal Planet, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel. It really depends what is on the screen at that time. Well if you have been watching these channels, or even the news, you will see that more animals are dying and going extinct because they are losing their natural habitats.
Nothing we can do?
Some people may think it doesn't matter, and some people may think that there is nothing we can do even if we want to. There is allot of things that you can do to save the wildlife, even from behind your very own doors.
Here is a link on how to recycle your trash
- How to recycle
This page will teach you how to look for recycling symbols, recycle, and clean your trash...
There's lots that we can do!
When you go the grocery store and you buy canned beverages wrapped in those plastic circles, make sure that you cut every circle and closed shape. Animals swimming in the ocean, minding their own business, slip into one of those. When they try to take it off they pull it further onto their bodies, wasting their energy, and ultimately they die due to asphyxiation, drowning from loss of energy or bleeding to death when the plastic cuts into their flesh.
Wild animals such as this turtle, get trapped by trash at a very young age. It takes allot of time for plastic to damage or deteriorate, so this is what results.
How does the trash reach the animals?
When we throw our trash out in a certain part of the week, the dump truck comes and takes it away. We don't ever think or realize what happens after that though. After the truck takes away the garbage it travels along to the facilities where they separate the garbage to see if there are any metals or plastics that may be recycled (some places do not recycle at all). After the separations of the trash have been dealt with, the trash is then scooped back up and taken to a facility where they either burn the unwanted trash or place it on a cargo ship to be dumped on an island or country that no one cares much of.
From there, animal curiosities arise and off they go rummaging through the trash to find old food or traces of food. Trash evidently holds them victim...
Garbage doesn't only hurt animals, but humans too...
When garbage has been taken to countries that no one pays attention to, just to be dumped and left on someone's doorstep, toxins, radiations, and dangerous bacteria begin to plume through surrounding locations. Families endure illnesses and infections constantly as a result of the insanitary trash.
Of course trash is never sanitary, but we can take simple steps to help our trash not kill someone or something entirely by itself.
I am always on the go. I can't worry about trash!
If you are a very busy person and don't have time to worry about recycling, there are hundreds of methods you could choose from just to help save one animal or person. That one piece of trash such as broken glass, could be someone's ending result...
You can switch all of your beverage containers that are disposable, to re-usable containers. Reusable containers are very cheap these days and come in many shapes, sizes, and strengths in order to take on your needs. Most reusable containers are made easy to clean, if not, have an extra one ready and set the dirty one aside until you have the moment to clean it.
There is allot of garbage constantly going on wrong in the world. One small step you take each day to help can change it all dramatically many years from now. Never stop helping, no matter how busy you are and no matter where you are. Believe it or not this could be happening to your distant relatives or future homes...
I hope you all enjoyed this... Brandon Jared Martin