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Recycling: The Good, The Better and The Best

RECYCLING: THE THE GOOD & BETTER BEST THE IT TAKES THE SAME AMOUNT OF ENERGY TO MAKE ONE NEW CAN AS IT DOES TO MAKE 20 RECYCLED CANS. THE AVERAGE FAMILY THROWS AWAY new 6 TREES WORTH OF PAPER HOW ARE WE DISPOSING OF OUR WASTE? ILANDFILLED INCINERATED COMPOSTED RECYCLED AUSTRIA FINLAND ITALY JAPAN MEXICO OUTH KOREA SPAIN AUSTRALIA FRANCE GERMANY GREECE TURKEY UK IRELAND THE MOST COMMON TYPES OF WASTE PAPER AND CARDBOARD ORGANIC MATERIAL 34% TEXTILES PLASTIC 25% METALS GLASS 16% 12% EVERY TON OF PAPER RECYCLED SAVES. 7 TREES 9.000 POUNDS OF STEAM 275 POUNDS OF SULFUR 60.000 GALLONS OF WATER 350 POUNDS OF LIMESTONE 3.3 CUBIC YARDS OF LANDFILL SPACE IN THE UNITED STATES, TRASH IS PRODUCED AT A RATE OF IF ALL OF OUR NEWSPAPERS WERE RECYCLED. WE COULD SAVE ABOUT 1.609LES PER PESRSON PER YEAR 250 MILLION TREES EACH YEAR! HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO DECOMPOSE? ALUMINUM CAN GLASS BOTTLE SODA BOTTLE STYROFOAM 80 500 700 NEVER YEARS YEARS YEARS THE ALUMINUM AMERICANS 1 MILLION THROW AWAY EACH YEAR IS THE AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD ENOUGH TO PROVIDE THE WASTES ENOUGH ENERGY AUTO INDUSTRY WITH ALL WEEKLY TO POWERA TV THE MATERIAL IT NEEDS TO FOR TWO YEARS. THE ENERGY SAVED FROM NEW CARS. BUILD A YEAR'S WORTH OF RECYCLING ONE BOTTLE STEEL CANS ARE WILL POWER A 60 WATT LIGHT BULB FOR 6 HOURS. RECYCLED IN JUST 6 WEEKS. ALUMINUM CANS IN ONLY ONE MONTH. USED PLASTIC DUMPED INTO THE SEA KILLS AND DESTROYS SEA LIFE AT AN ESTIMATED 1,000,000 SEA CREATURES PER YEAR! RECYCLING CREATES 4 JOBS FOR EVERY 1 JOB RECYCLING CREATES 1.1 MILLION U.S. JOBS $236 BILLION CREATED IN THE WASTE MANAGEMENT & DISPOSAL INDUSTRIES. IN GROSS ANNUAL SALES $37 BILLION IN ANNUAL PAYROLLS 78 MILLION TONS OF WASTE MATERIAL DIVERTED AWAY FROM LANDFILLS IN 2005 AS A RESULT OF RECYCLING AND COMPOSTING. SOURCES: HTTP//RECYCLINOFACTS.ORG/ HTTP//WWW.BUZZLE.COM/ARTICLES/POSITIVE-AND-NEGATIVE-EFFECTS-OF-RECYELINGHTML HTTP//WwW.CONSERVATIONCONVERSATIONS.COM/2011/02/ALUMINIM-RECYCLING-FACTS/ HTTP://WwW.ALL-RECYCLING FACTS.COM/RECYCLING-STATISTICS HTML HTTP://WWW.RECYCLINO-REVOLUTION COM/RECYCLING-BENEFITSHTML HTTP//WWW.GEODATA GRID UNEP.CH INFOGRAPHIC PRESENTED BY: HTTP://WWW.DOSOMETHING.ORG ReuseThisBa9.com" DESIGNED BY SAMANTHA SANDERS CREATED BY: OBIZMEDIA.COM SWEDEN

Recycling: The Good, The Better and The Best

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