Archive for April 22nd, 2014

April 22, 2014

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Enough plastic is produced in the United States each year to shrink wrap Texas.

Source: http://www.benefits-of-recycling.com

April 22, 2014

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Recycling 1 ton of paper saves 17 mature trees, 7,000 gallons of water, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 2 barrels of oil, and 4000 kilowatt hours of electricity.  This is enough energy to power the average American home for 5 months.

Source: http://www.benefits-of-recycling.com

April 22, 2014

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Turning off the tap while brushing your teeth in the morning and before bedtimes can save up to 8 gallons of water per day. This is a savings of 240 gallons per month.

Source:www.benefits-of-recycling.com

April 22, 2014

<> on March 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California.

Americans throw away 2,500,000 plastic bottles every hour.

Source: http://www.dosometing.org