Do you recycle? Have you thought about recycling? Do you wonder if you’re recycling enough? Not even sure of what could be the big deal? Well let’s have a look on some of the recycling facts and figures in order to better understand how recycling is contributing to reducing consumption and enhancing preservation of natural resources.
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A gallon of paint can contaminate up to 2,500,000 gallons of drinking water if it is not disposed of appropriately.
As per the Deconstruction Institute, every year, the U.S. building deconstruction and demolition industry produces around 125 million tons of debris that go to landfills and only 2 percent of total waste building materials is recycled.