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describe organisational procedures fir recycling materials and their purpose
Its important to recycle to reduce the impacts or damage done to the natural world and to preserve resources for the future. [ Its also important to remember that whilst buying solar panels or taking other relatively expensive steps to act on CO2 might not be within everyone's reach recycling is. ]
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