Recycling helps preserve our Natural Resources, for the future generations.

Instead of filling up the landfills with plastic and aluminum, the same material can be used to make more plastic and aluminum products, same situation with cardboard and newspaper.

All of the papers we throw away each week can be used to make paper for another publication date.

Recycling provides jobs. Recycling needs people to collect, sort, process, compost and prepare materials. Implementing a recycling program provides opportunities for economic development opportunities in our community.

Fun Facts:

Recycling saves huge amounts of natural resources- one ton of paper saves 17 trees, 7,000 gallons of water, 380 gallons of crude oil, and 3 cubic yards of landfill space

Recycling one can save enough energy to power a TV for 3 hours and saves the equivalent of 6 oz of gas.

An aluminum can is thrown away will still be an aluminum can in 500 years.

70% less energy is required to recycle paper compared with making it from raw materials.

Aluminium cans can be recycled and ready to use in just 6 weeks.

Recycled paper produces 73% less air pollution than if it was made from raw materials.

Aluminum is infinitely recyclable.  Aluminum can be recycled over and over again with no loss of quality.