Here are some very interesting statistics and facts about recycling. Some you may already be aware of, but some may be surprising. More than 75 percent of waste is recyclable, but we only recycle about 30 percent of it. That national recycling rate of 30 percent does reduce greenhouse gas emissions as much as taking nearly 25 million cars off the road. The average American uses seven trees a year in paper, wood, and other products created from trees. If American just recycled one tenth of their newspapers, about 25 million trees would be saved each year. And finally, in the United States alone, approximately 18 billion diapers are thrown out each year.
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