Holiday Recycling Tips

The amount of trash produced in the U.S. increases by an estimated 25% — about one million extra tons of garbage each week. Annually, Americans discard an estimated:

  • 38,000 miles of ribbon, or enough to wrap around the planet (with some left for a bow);
  • $11 billion worth of packing material;
  • And 15 million used Christmas trees.

 

(https://www.neefusa.org/holiday-waste)

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