Why Recycle?

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When you recycle, you reduce pollution, save natural resources, and create jobs.

Benefits of Recycling

  • Conserves energy—Recycling one ton of paper saves 4,100 kilowatts of energy
    (enough to power the average home for six months).
  • Reduces reliance on landfills.
  • Creates jobs—The recycling industry has a total economic impact of 169,000 jobs and $6 billion in annual wages, just in the state of Ohio.