Reducing Carbon Emissions
Manufacturing recycled cardboard saves 4,100 kilowatt-hours of energy.
One ton of recycled cardboard saves around seventeen 30-feet tall trees and 463 gallons of oil.
20 recycled aluminum cans can be created with the amount of energy it takes to manufacture one new can.
33 cans saves around 7 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity and one ton of recycled aluminum saves around 40 oil barrels, 14,000 kWh of energy, and 10 cubic yards of landfill space.
One ton of recycled plastic saves 5,774 Kilowatt-hours of energy, 30.4 cubic yards of landfill space, 1,000 to 2,000 gallons of gasoline and around 16 barrels of oil.