Advantages of recycling include the reductions in energy usage, incineration and pollution, and it conserves natural resources. Recycling also helps protect the environment by reducing the amount of extraction of natural... More »

Reasons to recycle include reduced energy consumption, job creation, reduced pollution, economic growth and the conservation of natural resources. Reduced use of natural resources also results in greater preservation of ... More » Science Environmental Science Sustainability

A 2007 Harris poll showed that only 30 percent of adults between the ages of 18 and 30 recycle regularly. People throughout the world recycle for a number of reasons, but not everyone has jumped on the recycling bandwago... More » Science Environmental Science Sustainability

Some of the consequences of not recycling include increased environmental pollution, reduced natural resources, increased energy consumption and reductions in the economy. The EPA reports that recycling can help reduce t... More »

Advantages from building dams include delivering more water and energy to local populations, expanding surrounding riparian habitats and controlling floods, while disadvantages include harm to the plants and animals in l... More »

Advantages of systematic sampling ensure even coverage of an area and simplicity. Disadvantages include bias and risk of patterns or under-representation. Systematic sampling is useful for many types of research, includi... More »

Renewable energy relies upon resources that are quickly replenished by natural processes, while nonrenewable energy uses resources that are finite in supply. Common forms of renewable energy include solar, wind and geoth... More »