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.

A Greater Good

Why Recycle?

If you have made it this far through our website and are still on the fence about recycling, consider for a moment the obvious reason that our planet's resources are limited, including the space to bury waste. Next, think about the energy savings and decrease in pollution associated with using scrap versus virgin material in a manufacturing process. Energy consumption can be reduced up to 95% when using recycled aluminum, 70% for recycled plastic, 60% for steel, 40% for paper and 30% for glass.*

Obviously recycling is beneficial to the health of our planet. Read on to see how you can benefit from recycling.



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