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Energy to Recycle - Water Bottle Challenge

Day 4 - Fact 4

How are you doing?  Has remembering your water bottle become easier?  It'll be a habit before you know it!

Yes, recycling a water bottle is a better option than throwing it away.  And reusing it a few times before you recycle it is even better.  But right now we're reducing, the best option!

So let's chat about recycling, which is good.  The energy it takes to recycle plastic bottles is mind-boggling. It's no simple task to melt down all those bottles, and the plastic is usually degraded in the process and often can't be used for food-grade products again.  But not great.  (source and view a video of a recycling plant).

Reduce Reduce Reduce

And now for the much anticipated reader picture....my sister :)  When I told Karen about the challenge she responded "easy"  She always drinks out of her reusable bottle.  So I told her to send me a photo.  Here you go!

Thank you, Karen!

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