Recycling Facts

Here are some hair raising facts about recycling that will make you realize that the small mistakes that we do are so much hazardous to us and our ecology.

  • 60% of our garbage can be recycled.
  • Approx 1 tree is cut down to produce 60 kgs of newspaper.
  • When we buy a soap, 16% of its cost spent on a product goes into its packaging, which ultimately lands as rubbish into the dustbin.
  • Paper recycling uses just 30 % energy as compared to the energy required to produce fresh paper out of new pulp.
  • Recycling Paper generates job opportunities for unemployed.
  • Waste paper recycling helps in reducing landfills and incinerators;
  • It also helps in conservation of natural resources such as timber, water, and minerals;
  • Pollution can be prevented by reducing cutting of trees for procurement of new raw materials;
  • Energy conservation can also be done
  • Greenhouse gas emissions reduces that contributes to global climate change;
  • Recycling will help in securing clean and green environment for our future generations.