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21 Facts About Recycling That Should Get You To Start Thinking About The Environment

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8. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to listen to a full album on your iPod.

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9. Recycling one ton of plastic can save up to 2,000 gallons of gasoline.

10. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for 2 hours.

11. 14 billion pounds of garbage are dumped into the ocean every year. Most of it is plastic.

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12. Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees.

13. In Finland, 9 out of 10 plastic bottles are returned for recycling and almost 100% of glass bottles are also recycled.

14. The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year.

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