The Proportion of Four Different Materials That Were Recycled


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The given line graph shows the recycling rate for four different materials during the period from 1982 to 2010 in a particular country. It is evident that paper & cardboard is the most recycled material. About 65 percent of paper & cardboard was recycled in 1982. The recycling rate of this material reached its peak value of 80 percent in 1994. From then onwards, there was a steady decline in the percentage of recycled paper & cardboard..
Glass containers are the second most recycled material. While in 1982 about 50% of glass containers were recycled, that figure rose to 60% in 2010. The recycling of aluminium cans started in 1984. While only about 5 percent of aluminium cans were recycled in that year that figure rose steadily to 45 percent in 2010.
Plastic is the least recycled material. Plastic recycling started around 1988. However, there has only been a small increase in the quantity of plastic recycled over the years.

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