Only 12% of disposable water bottles in the US are recycled annually. We need to improve this number.
The Recycling Reality
Every cardboard box is 100% recyclable, regardless of its condition. They can undergo recycling up to seven times.
Styrofoam is recyclable, but the US recycled less than 4% of it.
The Styrofoam Myth
Global waste is expected to double within a 15-year span.
The Global Waste Challenge
Recycling preserves forests, aiding in CO2 emission reduction, and cuts fossil fuel energy consumption
The Power of Recycling
Plastic bags take almost 1,000 years to decompose.
Plastic Bag Dilemma
The current US recycling rate is 21.4%. There's room for improvement.
The US Recycling Rate
Recycled glass reduces energy use and emissions, benefiting the environment.
Potential of Recycled Glass
Food waste in the U.S. is valued at over $161 billion annually. Almost 30-40% of the food, around 133 billion pounds in the US, is wasted annually.
The Food Waste Problem
In 2019, nearly 54 million metric tonnes of electronic waste was generated, a 21% increase over five years.
Recycling matters! A million tons of recycled paper or plastic containers save methane gas.
Importance of Recycling
What We’re Doing Well and What Isn’t Working at All