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Energy Savings

Energy Savings from Recycling
Product Energy Used
Aluminum can 95% less
Food can 74% less
Plastic Bottle 70% less
Paper 64% less

Recycling saves energy as compared to manufacturing new products from virgin material. Reducing and reusing the items you consume is an even better method of diminishing energy demands. Here are some facts about recycling's impact on energy consumption: