Why The Three Arrows And R's Of Recycling Are Outdated

In the eighties, it became very apparent that there was a need to start a worldwide effort to recycle. Recycling became a symbol incorporating a triangle of three arrows and a phrase incorporating three R's that tied into the three arrows of the recycling triangle — reduce, reuse, and recycle. However, that particular model of recycling has since become outdated, and a new symbol and system is slowly taking its place, evolving from what was started decades ago.