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THE IMPORTANCE OF PLASTIC RECYCLING

Posted by [email protected] on October 18, 2011 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

 


OVERVIEW


Most Americans have access to a plastic recycling program, either through curbside pickup or through a local recycling center, yet only about 27 percent of PETE #1, a common household plastic, was recycled in 2008. Recycling not only reduces the amount of waste in landfills, it also reduces the energy used and carbon emissions produced by making brand-new products.


LANDFILL STATISTICS


In 2008, Americans ge...

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