Recycling is the easiest thing we can all do 365 days each year to save energy, conserve natural resources and create green jobs. Recycling is a multi-billion dollar industry that employs millions of Americans and helps advance our clean energy economy.
Fun Recycling Facts:
· Recycling one aluminum cans will power a 46 inch LED TV for 3 hours.
· You don’t need to remove the cap from your PET (#!) plastic bottles to recycle it. The plastic cap is recyclable, too!
· Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 2 barrels of oil, 7,000 gallons of water and 4,100 kilowatt hours of electricity - enough energy to power the average American home for 5 months.
City’s garbage and recycling guidelines