Cardboard/Paper Recycling facts
- 73% of corrugated cardboard discards are recovered.
- One ton of recycled paper saves 462 gallons of OIL
- One ton of recycled paper cuts pollution by 95%
- 73% of corrugated cardboard discards are recovered. 73%
- One ton of recycled paper cuts pollution by 95% 95%
Plastic Recycling Facts
- By recycling plastics Ohioans are saving energy and conserving non-renewable resources
- Recycling plastics into new products saves about 50% of the energy used to make new products
Steel Recycling Facts
- Steel is America’s most recycled material!
- Steel makers recycle more than 68% of the steel produced
- OHIO is the second largest steel producing state in the U.S.
- THE ENERGY CONSERVED BY RECYCLING ONE POUND OF STEEL IS ENOUGH TO LIGHT A 60 WATT LIGHT BULB FOR MORE THAN A DAY.
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