Interesting Facts

Did you know???

    • Recycling one six-pack of aluminum cans saves enough energy to operate your TV for 18 hours.
    • Recycling just half of the plastic water bottles used in Mercer County in one year would save more than 4,350 barrels of foreign oil.
    • Every four-foot stack of newspapers you recycle saves a 17-foot pine tree.
    • One ton of newspapers (a 40-foot stack) produces enough insulation to save 45 barrels of crude oil.