Recycling is a win-win for all. Helps to create new jobs and new industries and makes our country stronger. If we don't work on creating new jobs in our country, the recycled plastic is shipped to other countries like China and they get all the benefits. Making goods from recycled materials saves money, energy costs, and pollution. Takes less energy and money to make goods from recycled materials than raw oil. Don't drink out of #7 plastic to avoid BPA a chemical with potential risks.