Posts tagged ‘recycle’

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

Source: http://www.dosometing.org

April 22, 2013

Earth Day

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Recycling a 3 foot stack of newspapers can save one whole tree.

Source: www.recycleacrossamerica.com