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5Cs Daily Tip: Paper Recycling



Recycling one ton of paper saves:

  • 4,100 kWh of energy
  • 9 barrels (380 gallons) of oil
  • 54 million Btu's of energy
  • 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space
  • 60 pounds of air pollutants being released
  • 7,000 gallons of water
  • 17 trees

Paper Recycling Tips

  • Recyclable paper includes: magazines and catalogs, telephone books, direct mail, brochures, pamphlets and booklets in addition to cereal, cake, chip and cracker boxes.
  • Be sure to remove the liner and all food from the box, flatten the box and place flattened box in a paper sack with your junk mail, mixed paper, magazines and catalogs.
  • Non-recyclable paper includes tissue, waxed and carbon paper.

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