Recycling Around the World

The following images are a selection from a post about how things get recycled in different parts of the world. The photographs shown here are related to our message on reusing your bottles to reduce plastic waste. The full post with all the images can be seen HERE. From theatlantic.com

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r01_RTR2TNVAA laborer rests on piles of plastic bottles at a recycling center in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China, on November 6, 2011. (Reuters/Stringer)

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r02_92114294Haylie Alsip, 4, of Grand Haven, Michigan, plays among hundreds of flowers made from recycled plastic water bottles by Libby Hodges of Florida on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. The ArtPrize entry, titled Thousand Suns, is on display outside the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Rex Larsen)

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r18_20096230Israeli industrial designer Hadas Itzcovitch walks next to a model of a world globe she created using recycled bottles ahead of Earth Day in the city of Petah Tikvah near Tel Aviv, on March 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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r23_RTR2CPOVA television reporter films inside the EcoArk building made with plastic bottles during a media preview in Taipei, on April 9, 2010. A Taiwan company built the three-story exhibition hall using 1.5 million plastic bottles instead of bricks to raise interest in recycling, creating what the builder described as a world first. (Reuters/Nicky Loh)

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