Aluminium
• 1 recycled aluminium cans can save enough energy to power a television for 3 hours.
• Aluminium cans can be recycled and ready to be used again in just 6 weeks
• Recycling aluminium takes 95% less energy than making aluminium from raw materials.
• Recycling one ton of aluminium:
> Saves 14,000 kWh of energy
> Saves 39.6 barrels (1,663 gallons) of oil
> Saves 237.6 million Btu's of energy
> Saves 10 cubic yards of landfill space

Glass
• 1 recycled glass bottle can save enough energy to power a computer for 25 minutes.
• Glass is 100% recyclable and can be used again and again.
• Glass that is thrown away and end up in landfill will never decompose.
• Recycling one ton of glass:
> Saves 42 kWh of energy
> Saves 0.12 barrels (5 gallons) of oil
> Saves 714,286 Btu's of energy
> Saves 2 cubic yards of landfill space
> Saves 7.5 pounds of air pollutants from being released

Paper
• Producing recycled white paper creates 74% less air pollution, 35% less water pollution, and 75% less processed energy than producing paper from raw materials
• Recycling one ton of paper:
> Saves 4,100 kWh of energy
> Saves 9 barrels (380 gallons) of oil
> Saves 54 million Btu's of energy
> Saves 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space
> Saves 60 pounds of air pollutants being released
> Saves 7,000 gallons of water
> Saves 17 trees

Plastic
• 1 recycled plastic bottle can save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours.
• Plastic can take up to 500 years to decompose
> Recycling one ton of plastic:
> Saves 5,774 kWh energy
> Saves 16.3 barrels (685 gallons) of oil
> Saves 98 million Btu's of energy
> Saves 30 cubic yards of landfill space