Recycling refers to the process of treating used or waste materials to enable their reuse for new products.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|It is a treatment process.|
|Recycling helps to reduce the need for landfills and hence reducing the pollution associated with them.||Recycling may be costly and energy intensive, and may be not environment friendly or worker friendly.|
|It enables reuse of used materials.|
|Recycling helps to reduce the speed of depletion of natural resources.||Recycling may be limited or may be not possible or cost effective for certain materials.|