Apr 25 2011

Recycling Fun Facts

Do you realize how much waste a household can produce in one day? Every day you throw things away that can be recycled to preserve the environment.

Fact: 1 ton of your soda cans can be recycled and save 207 million BTUs. That  is equal to 36 barrels of oil, or 1,655 gallons of gas.

Fact: 1 soda can, recycled, can be converted into energy to give you 3 hours of TV time.

Fact: 95% of energy that is used to produce cans from virgin ore, can be saved by recycling aluminum cans.

Fact: Recycling also limits gas emissions that are causing the greenhouse effect.

Quoted in part from www.stumblerz.com/recycling-fun-facts/