Recycling Facts

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%
Cardboard and Paper Recycling Facts

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‚Äôs 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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Plastic Recycling Facts