Recycling carries with it a number of benefits, some of which have been mentioned already. Here we go into more detail about the benefits recycling has not only for businesses but also for the environment and planet as a whole. The primary benefit of recycling is that it help to protect the environment. With the threat of global warming growing ever more serious and extreme weather conditions becoming more frequent, steps which help to protect the environment are rightfully seen as very important. Recycling is one of these steps which it is relatively easy for businesses and homeowners across Britain to participate in meaningfully.