Paper Recycling Tips

Paper Recycling

Recycling one ton of paper: Saves 4,100 kWh of energy

  • Saves 9 barrels (380 gallons) of oil
  • Saves 54 million Btu’s of energy
  • Saves 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space
  • Saves 60 pounds of air pollutants being released
  • Saves 7,000 gallons of water
  • Saves 17 trees

Paper Recycling Tips : Collect all recycling papers in a big bag then,

  1. Recyclable paper includes: magazines and catalogs, telephone books, direct mail, brochures, pamphlets and booklets in addition to cereal, cake, chip and cracker boxes.
  2. Be sure to remove the liner and all food from the box, flatten the box and place flattened box in a paper sack with your junk mail, mixed paper, magazines and catalogs.
  3. Non-recyclable paper includes tissue, waxed and carbon paper.

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