Going Green

Thursday, November 8, 2007

America Recycles Day

Recycling helps.

America Recycles Day, November 15, 2007

In 2005, the United States produced almost 240 million tons of municipal solid waste, approximately 4 ½ pounds of waste per person per day. Most of this material is recyclable. Recycling benefits the environment at every stage in the life cycle of a consumer product, from the raw material used to make the product, to the final method of disposal. Environmental benefits of recycling include:

Conserving energy and natural resources;
Providing feedstock for key domestic industries;
Reducing air and water pollution; and
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

By using our resources wisely, we strengthen...(complete article here).

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