EC BOSTON GREEN! WHY RECYCLE PAPER?

WHY RECYCLE?

Five reasons to recycle paper
1. A typical office generates about 450 g (1 lb) of paper per employee. Of that paper, 77% is recyclable.
2. Recycling paper uses 30-50% less energy than making paper from trees.
3. Pollution is reduced by 95% when used paper is made into new sheets
4. Newspaper can be recycled into egg cartons, game boards, new newspaper, gift boxes, animal bedding, insulation and packaging material.
5. Office paper can be recycled into paper towels, tissue and toilet paper.

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