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What is the value in recycling aluminum cans?

   Making one can from virgin aluminum uses 20 times more energy than making twenty cans from recycled aluminum!

What is the value in recycling glass?

   Recycled glass is used to make new bottles and jars. When glass is recycled, water consumption is reduced by 50%, mining waste by 79%, and air pollutants by 14%, compared to making bottles and jars from raw materials.

What is the value in recycling paper and cardboard?

   Recycling one ton of newspapers saves 17 trees. Recycling cardboard is used to make paper for new boxes.

What is the value of recycling steel and tin?

   It saves 74% of the energy it takes to make cans from raw materials.