Facts & Benefits of Recycling

Celebrating Recycling’s Benefits: Press Release

Print or download this press release. In honor of “Oklahoma Celebrates America Recycles Day” this year, the Oklahoma Recycling Association (OKRA) wants to remind Oklahomans of recycling’s benefits. Recycling provides a range of environmental and economic benefits to our communities that the alternatives, landfilling and incineration, simply do not provide. Manufacturing with recycled materials saves […]

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America Saves Energy by Recycling: Press Release

Print or download this press release. Most U.S. citizens agree that it is important to reduce our reliance on foreign oil. Recycling helps us do that by saving energy and reusing valuable resources. Manufacturing with recycled materials, with very few exceptions, saves energy and water and produces less air and water pollution than manufacturing with […]

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Amazing Recycling Facts

Each of us generates on average 4.4 pounds of waste per day per person. Recycling and composting recovered 24 percent of our municipal solid waste in 1994. That’s around 49 million tons! Recycling all of your home’s waste newsprint, cardboard, glass, and metal can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 850 pounds a year. Recycling an […]

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