Recycling: Is it what we think it is? - Coggle Diagram
Recycling: Is it what we think it is?
Politics of Recycling
US Exporting Recycling
Sending trash to other countries?
Is this something other countries want, or are we basically forcing them to take it?
Do we take in recycling and trash from other countries?
First world countries shipping recycling/trash to developing countries
This is a mess. A really big mess. Recycling is a global issue
Are people ready to make necessary changes?
When found not beneficial people petitioned to have recycling programs brought back
Is recycling just a feel good thing for people
Appears to be this way in first world countries
It is up to the consumer to make sure they are recycling correctly
Does the consumer have proper knowledge on how to recycle correctly?
Is it worth it?
Is the system in place too pure?
What would be the benefit of sorting out the trash from recycling?
Is this worth doing?
What do we do if people don't want to recycle the "right way"
Depends on the what
Plastic... doesn't seem worth it, but other things like paper and glass... maybe
Infrastructure w/ in the US
Where should it start? With the individual?
Wasn't needed before, but now it is, and we don't have one
Recycling varies from community to community
Should there be a national standard or system for recycling?
There's no infrastructure around the world. Goes country to country