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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