Need more proof that recycling is powerful? Consider this fact: Recycling one plastic shampoo bottle saves enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes!
Not only that, did you know:
- Recycling 5 plastic bottles (PET) provides enough fiber to fill to fill one ski jacket?1
- Recycling 1 ton of plastic bottles saves the equivalent energy usage of a two-person household for one year?1
- Producing new plastic from recycled material uses only two-thirds of the energy required to manufacture it from raw materials?2
60% of moms say they’d be more likely to recycle bathroom products if they had a recycling bin in their bathroom. With all these facts in mind, imagine what a powerful difference it could make for our planet if we all made that simple change!
Helping our planet could truly be as easy as putting a recycling bin in every bathroom. Share these recycling facts with your friends to remind them of the power of recycling, and add a recycling bin to your bathroom today!
1 Source: http://www.recycleacrossamerica.org/recycling-facts
2 Source: https://archive.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/smm/wastewise/web/html/factoid.html