There are consumer and environmental costs involved in the production of eveything we buy as well as when no longer usable, that item is thrown away. Of the millions of tons of garbage Americans produce each year it is estimated that more than 70% of it could be recycled.
Additionally, purchasing products containing recycled content provides significant energy and water savings as well as reduces all types of environmental pollution. Download this fact sheet to learn how the three R's; reducing, reusing and recycling really can positively impact our planet. Topics discussed include:
- The real cost of materials from production to disposal
- Recycling at home
- Setting up the home recycling center
- Making recycling a part of your routine
- Resource that can help