Be The Change!
Recycle today for a better tomorrow
- In 2014, 258 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) was created.
- An average person generates about 4 pounds of trash every day.
- Over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 sea mammals are killed by pollution every year.
- United States produces 30% of the world’s waste and uses 25 % of the worlds natural resources.
- Americans buy more than 29 million bottles of water every year. Only 13% of these bottles are recycled every year.
Looking at this pie chart we can see how the majority of the products that are recycled are paper. Also, 1/4 of our classrooms don't even recycle showing us how we are in dire need for change. By implementing new recycling procedures we can change the way our school recycles.