What can be recycled?
Do you think of your empty soda cans and food cans as a natural resource? They are. Apart from the economic impact, the environmental savings of recycling metal are enormous. Recycling steel and tin cans, for example, saves 74% of the energy used to produce them. At Green Arabia, our team of recycling specialists are trained to maximize the reusable components of your metal waste.
PAPER / CARDBOARD
Most of us use a paper product every day. But we can do out bit to reduce and reuse paper. Perhaps you can use both sides of the paper and/or use scrap paper whenever possible. Either way when its time to dispose it, let Green Arabia do it for you in the most efficiently possible way as possible. Think about it -the next paper bag you use could just be recycled from your own recycling initiatives.
Did you know that Plastic takes up to 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. While plastic offers the advantages of being flexible and lightweight, it also consumes fossil resources for its manufacture and contributes waste in our environment. Thankfully, recycling plastic takes 88% less energy than making plastic from raw materials. Green Arabia has been a pioneer in recycling plastic waste in the region. Recycle responsible with us and do your bit to save our planet.
Most glass bottles and jars produced now contain at least a quarter of recycled glass. This also which also saves on energy to produce glass made from new materials. However, it’s important to keep in mind as you recycle that even small amounts of some materials mixed in can contaminate entire loads. Connect with a Green Arabia professional to know more about how you can recycle glass waste responsibly.
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