Paper recycling forever

We should remember the importance of paper recycling, infact, recycling 1000 k of newspapers:

  • saves 17 trees
  • eliminates 3 cubic metres of inert waste
  • saves 31,780 litres of water
  • produces 75% less air pollution
  • produces 35% less water pollution
  • saves sufficient energy to provide a 6 month domestic supply
  • consumes half energy (57%) in comparison to the energy required to produce one ton of virgin fiber paper

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