Did You Know…Every ton of
recycled office paper saves
380 gallons of oil.
Each person throws away
approximately four pounds of
garbage every day.
By: Rachel Ebio
What uses 75% less energy than
other bulbs… Lasts 10 times
Compact fluorescent light bulbs
Earth Day Facts
If just 25% of U.S. families used 10
fewer plastic bags a month, we would
save over 2.5 billion bags a year.
For every ton of paper recycled you can save 17 trees.
We throw away enough aluminum every three months
to rebuild an entire fleet of planes.
One county saves ½ million trees each year by
If we recycled all of the newspapers printed in the U.S.
on a typical Sunday, we would save 550,000 trees.
About 20% of CO2 emissions in the
United States come from cars
Earth Day 2009
Burning oil and other fossil fuels will
release 70 million tons of carbon
dioxide into the atmosphere, slowly the
planet's temperature will rise.
John Allen Bagby
So you think Earth Day is stupid?
• Well we don’t because our earth is where we
live and grow food on. We need to keep our
earth clean and KEEP IT CLEAN!!!!!
• By: Travis Petrey