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Spooky Good Reasons to Recycle

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It’s spooky how easy it is to save money, conserve resources and reduce your impact on the environment through recycling.

Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.

Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.

We all know that recycling is good for the environment but do you know why? The benefits of implementing a company-wide recycling program go far beyond reducing how much waste goes into the landfill.

Overall Recycling Benefits

  • Conserve resources for future generations.
  • Avoid carbon emissions.
  • Save energy.
  • Supply valuable raw materials without depleting natural resources.
  • Reduce the need for new landfills.


Recycling Conserves Resources

Did you know that recycling only 1 ton of paper saves…

  • 17 trees
  • 4,100 KJHW of electricity
  • 7,000 gallons of water
  • 60 pounds of air pollution
  • 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space


Business Benefits

  • Cost savings- recycling reduces the size dumpster that a business needs for its waste removal.
  • Corporate social responsibility- 87% of end consumers would prefer to do business with environmentally conscious businesses.
  • Employee satisfaction- employees are more likely to stay at a company that employs sustainability practices.