:: Recycling one ton
of paper saves 682.5 gallons of oil, 7,000 gallons of water, or 3.3
cubic yards of landfill space.
:: Plastics can take
up to 400 years to break down in a landfill.
:: Every ton of
recycled paper saves about 17 trees.
:: Recycled paper
requires 64% less energy than making paper from virgin wood pulp.
iD2 Communications, Waste Reduction is a Smart Business Decision,
Onondaga Resource Recovery Agency, Fortune.com.