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    • Recycle
    • What does it mean to recycle?
    • To convert (waste) into reusable material
    • Recycling
      means
      also
    • To return (material) to a previous stage in a cyclic process.
    • Why is recycling important?
    • Recycling…..
      • Saves Natural Resources
      • Saves Energy
      • Saves Landfill Space
      • Saves Clean Air and Water
      • Saves Money
      • Creates Jobs
    • Did you know….
    • Americans use 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.
    • The average American uses
      650 pounds of paper each year
    • 100 million tons of wood could be saved each year if all that paper was recycled.
    • About 80% of what Americans throw away is recyclable
    • Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.
    • Aluminum cans produced in the United States can contain at least 50%
      recycled content.
    • Glass never wears out -- it can be recycled forever
    • Do you realize the difference you are making when you recycle?
    • More than you will ever know!
    • Recycle Today