Recycling Paper in teh United Arab Emirates

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Introduction Environmental health has been a very important issue to talk about internationally these days. We, human beings are leading the earth toward its edge unconsciously. We are using natural resource more than we give to the Mother Nature. Day by Day, people are aware of what damage they do the environment, but they do not care of fixing this damage. In a very simple step, the road of a better healthy environment will begin; recycling is the best idea that illustrate the previous point. To Andrew Roper, recycling is the conversion of waste products into new materials, such as waste paper that can be converts into new paper goods (n.d). There are many types of recycling, for example, there are glass, paper, metal, plastics, textiles and electronics recycling (Evans , 2011). This research will focus on recycling papers in the United Arab Emirates, the benefits or recycling and its effect on the environment, the difficulties of recycling, the process of recycling paper, and the finals products of recycling. The difficulties of recycling paper: Recycling is such a fantastic way for us to reuse the waste we once throw. Yet, not everything is easy to be done in this world. There many difficulties that face recycling process economically and socially. Usually In order to recycle, waste paper needs to be sorted and treated from any Impurities. Which means that companies will loss finance because there must be someone or something that could sort or treat these papers. Another problem is that to start recycling, companies needs a lot of good recyclable supply to pick it up; after all, they need good economic benefits (Problems with Recycling, 2014). According to the Waste and Resources Action Program, there are some barriers p... ... middle of paper ... ...ing-us-recycling/15155/ Evans , M. (2011, May 20). Recycling. Retrieved from earth times: http://www.earthtimes.org/encyclopaedia/environmental-issues/recycling/ Green, J., & Gordon, M. (2005). Why should I recycle. NY: Hauppauge. Haerens, M. (2012). Garbage and Recycling. Detroit: Greenhaven Press. Paper Information. (2014). Retrieved from world centric: http://worldcentric.org/biocompostables/paper-info PAPPI. (2001). How is Paper Recycled. Retrieved from Tappi: http://www.tappi.org/paperu/all_about_paper/earth_answers/earthanswers_recycle.pdf Problems with Recycling. (2014). Retrieved from afn: http://www.afn.org/~afn21661/Index.htm Todorova, V. (2013, July 25). Dubai recycling made easier with a llittle application. Retrieved May 23, 2014, from The National: http://www.thenational.ae/news/uae-news/environment/dubai-recycling-made-easier-with-a-little-application

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