Reduce

We as people need to reduce on a lot of things.

Reduce Facts!

1. Making new cans from used aluminum cans uses 75 percent less energy than making a can from virgin materials. It takes 200 million Btu's to produce a ton of aluminum cans from virgin materials and only 50 Btu's to produce a ton of aluminum cans from used cans.

2. Iron ore, scrap, coke, limestone and energy are required to make steel.

3.In modern glass factories, sand is mixed with soda ash, limestone and recycled glass known as CULLET. Soda ash is a white, powdery mineral which makes the sand melt at a lower temperature. Limestone, another mineral, makes the glass stronger.

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