20 Suprising Facts On Recycling That Will Open Your Eyes

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The world is slowly dying my dear friends. If we keep harming the nature as we do right now, it will reach a point of no return. Our earth doesn't have an infinite number of supplies to last forever. Here are 20 facts no one tells you about, that prove something as easy as recycling can save our planet;

1. Recycling 1 ton of paper helps us save 682.5 gallons of oil and 7,000 gallons water.

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2. 27,000 trees are cut down every day to supply paper for our ass wiping needs.

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3. 95% of the information on earth is still in printed format. Most of these are documents and writings that are only read once.

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4. Recycling a single water bottle allows us to save energy enough to light a 60W light bulb for 6 hours.

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5. In U.S, 2.5 million plastic bottles are thrown away every hour. It takes around 500 years for a bottle to completely break down in nature.

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6. Thousands of sea creatures die every year from swallowing plastic bags thrown in the ocean.

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7. The U.S. could have reached to the moon and back 20 times, if they created a route from adding the plastic bottles thrown away.

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8. Recycling a single can saves enough energy to listen to a whole album on your iPod.

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9. Recycling 1 ton of plastic saves 2,000 gallons of fuel.

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10. Since 2015, New York City has been giving $100 fines to people who don’t recycle their electronics.

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11. Recycling one tin can saves enough energy to power a TV for 2 hours.

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12. 6 million tons of waste is being disposed in our oceans, most of this waste is unfortunately, plastic.

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13. Recycling a ton of paper is equal to saving 17 trees.

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14. Finland has a 100% success rate in recycling their glass material and 9 out of 10 plastic bottles are always recycled.

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15. Recycling aluminum is 95% more energy efficient than creating aluminum.

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16. You can actually create fuel from the fat of human body people take off with plastic surgery.

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17. The aluminum cans you recycle are usually back in the supermarket within 60 days.

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18. If the U.S. had increased their recycling rate from 34.5% to 75%, it would have the same effect as removing 50 million cars from use.

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19. 90% of the plastic bags in U.S. are thrown away to the nature.

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20. 3 billion to 6 billion trees are cut down each year.

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Save our planet, don't throw it to the trash, RECYCLE!

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