We talk about recycling to death. We know which plastic number should be recycled and which numbers don’t. Although recycling is a way of life in most cities, there are communities that still don’t recycle. So then, it’s no surprise that the U.S. is not the recycling nation in the world.
Did you know that:
-Glass can be recycled over and over without ever losing its purity
â€“70% less energy is used to manufacture recycled paper
â€“The energy conserved from recycling one bottle can power a light bulb for one hour
â€“One recycled can of aluminum contains enough energy to power a Sony TV for three hours
While we should first REFUSE, when we have to buy, we should always think about the end life of the prodcut and figure out how it’ll be disposed.
Here is an illustration of additional facts about recycling.
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