Environment Sense

Environment Sense

Recycling Makes a Difference.

If you’re still not sure whether your business can really make a difference by recycling, think again. Recycling works. Reducing your organization’s carbon footprint helps our environment, while saving you money. Here’s 10 facts about recycling that every business should know:

For every one ton of paper recycled, you help save:




Gallons of Water


Gallons of Oil


Pounds of Air Pollution


Yards3 of Landfill Space


Kilowatt Hours of Energy


In 2007, 50% of all new manufactured paper came from recycled materials. That equates to 42 million tons of recyclable products which would otherwise end up in landfills.

Create jobs

Recycling creates job—six times as many as conventional waste disposal

New York Times

Recycling a single day’s printing of the Sunday New York Times would save 75,000 trees


Recycling aluminium saves 95% of the energy needed to produce new aluminium from raw materials. Recycling one ton of aluminium saves as much energy as the amount of electricity the average home uses over 10 years

Recycle Aluminum Cans

The 36 billion aluminium cans dumped in landfills last year had a scrap value of greater than $600 million

Each year enough plastic film is produced to shrink wrap the entire state of Texas

Recycle Metal

Approximately 70% of all metal is used just once and then discarded (only 30% is recycled)

Sears Tower

American businesses dispose enough scrap paper each year to fill nearly 20 Sears Towers from top to bottom


Your customers will think more highly of your business if you have a well-designed recycling program.

Industries Served

Recycling Associates provides recycling solutions for a wide range of business recyclable material including Paper & paper products, Plastics, Metal items, E‐Waste, and other waste materials.

If you need a material recycled and don’t see it listed, give us a call.

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