One compactor holds approximately 5 tons of mixed paper, so what is stored in the compactor then processed saves 35,000 gallons of water and 21,000 kwh of electricity.

How + Why

The idea that drives Balcones Resources is simple: Don't waste resources that can be used again. Whether you call it conservation, preservation, reuse or recycling, it's common sense. Balcones believes in extracting the maximum amount of value from all recyclable commodities. The actual recycling process varies depending on the material, but the general idea is the same. Explore the links below to learn the nitty-gritty facts about recycling.


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