Recycling

Going Green!

Landfills:

In 2009, at least half a million tons of carton waste ended up in landfills.

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The Benefits:

The benefits of recycling:

Reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators

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What it conserves:

It conserves natural resources such as timber, water, and minerals
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How it helps:

Helps sustain the environment for future generations;
Helps create new well-paying jobs in the recycling and manufacturing industries in the United States.

Recycling Facts:

  • It prevents pollution by reducing the need to collect new raw materials.
  • It also saves energy.
  • Reduces greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global climate change.
  • Cartons contain on average 74% paper.