Fun Facts

Listed Below are some fun facts pertaining to recycling.

  1. All things can be recycled, but the way people handle(use) the materials cause it to be wasted.
  2. You have to give certain recycleable materials to certain people, but they have to take it in by choice.
  3. Telling people what they can recycle in the area relieves their confusion. The effect is wanting them to recycle!
  4. You can also buy recycled things instead of recycling non-recycled things. These things can be cereal boxes, bathroom tissues, pencils, bags, pencil cases, etc. This is called precycling preused items.
  5. A used aluminum can is recycled and back on the grocery shelf as a new can, in as little as 60 days.
  6. We use over 80,000,000,000 aluminum soda cans every year, and at one time, aluminum was more valuable than gold!
  7. A 60-watt light bulb can be run for over a day on the amount of energy saved by recycling 1 pound of steel. In one year in the United States, the recycling of steel saves enough energy to heat and light 18,000,000 homes!
  8. It takes 500,000 trees to produce the Sunday papers printed in the U.S.
  9. Americans use 2.5 million plastic bottles per hour.
  10. Remember, Mother Nature is no longer available to pick up after you, you have todo it yourself! Go GREEN!!!