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  • 1. Recycle
  • 2. What does it mean to recycle?
  • 3. To convert (waste) into reusable material
  • 4. Recycling
    means
    also
  • 5. To return (material) to a previous stage in a cyclic process.
  • 6. Why is recycling important?
  • 7. Recycling…..
    • Saves Natural Resources
    • 8. Saves Energy
    • 9. Saves Landfill Space
    • Saves Clean Air and Water
    • 10. Saves Money
    • 11. Creates Jobs
  • Did you know….
  • 12. Americans use 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.
  • 13. The average American uses
    650 pounds of paper each year
  • 14. 100 million tons of wood could be saved each year if all that paper was recycled.
  • 15. About 80% of what Americans throw away is recyclable
  • 16. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.
  • 17. Aluminum cans produced in the United States can contain at least 50%
    recycled content.
  • 18. Glass never wears out -- it can be recycled forever
  • 19. Do you realize the difference you are making when you recycle?
  • 20. More than you will ever know!
  • 21. Recycle Today