the basics of recycling

The Basics of Recycling

Recycling is a key part of the movement towards environmentally friendly practices, and it has gradually been picking up steam over the years. In order to practice optimal recycling habits, it helps to fully understand the benefits, the procedure, and the materials that you can recycle using your roll off dumpster rental in Tucson. Read on for a look at the basics of recycling.


Whenever a recyclable material ends up in a garbage can rather than a recycling bin, an opportunity to reuse or repurpose that material goes to waste. Recycling helps to keep usable materials out of landfills and put them back into circulation as useful consumer products. This can reduce the need for the production of new products, thus saving energy and resources. Through recycling you can limit your carbon footprint and do your part to help the environment.


One of the benefits of recycling is the range of ways in which you can participate. You can toss your empty water bottles and soda cans into a recycling bin, compost some of your food scraps, and bring old or outdated electronics to a professional recycling service. You can also consider donating your books to a library or a local school, and you can even give obscure materials to any friends you have who may be interested in art and sculpture.


As productive as recycling can be, not all materials can be recycled. The rules regarding what types of materials can be recycled also vary depending on your location, so it helps to look into your local recycling rules and regulations. Becoming familiar with your local ordinances can help you recycle your materials efficiently.

Are you interested in taking a closer look at the recycling process? Contact Santa Rita Waste or visit our website. We specialize in roll off dumpster rentals in Tucson and would be happy to discuss our services. Feel free to stop in and meet with us or call us at (520) 624-0550 for more information.