EPA releases report explaining how recycling can combat climate change
The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a report that points out steps that people can take to reduce the amount of emissions. The report, titled “Opportunities to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Materials and Land Management Practices,” finds that 42 percent of US greenhouse gas emissions are influenced by materials management policies. This includes the impacts from extracting raw materials, food processing, and manufacturing, transporting, and disposing of products.
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