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Recycling Facts - Cardboard
  • •Recycling 1 ton of cardboard saves, 390 kWh of energy, 1.1 barrels (46 gallons) of oil, and 6.6 million Btu’s of energy.
     
  • •Recycling 1 ton of cardboard saves 9 cubic yards of landfill space.
     
  • •Recycling cardboard save 24% of the total energy needed for virgin cardboard.
     
  • •Recycling corrugated cardboard cuts the emission of sulfur dioxide in half and uses about 25% less energy than cardboard made from virgin pulp.
 

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