Archive for September 16th, 2018

Four Benefits Of Using A Waste Management Services

The huge amount of trash and waste is one of the biggest problems that our world is facing. Despite efforts to increase recycling, landfills everywhere are still filling up at fast rates and there’s less and less space available to put it.

Consider the following:

  • North America produces 50 percent of the world’s garbage.
  • North American’s produce enough garbage to fill 70,000 garbage trucks. Lined up bumper to bumper, they would stretch halfway to the moon.
  • Every ton of mixed paper that’s recycled can save the energy equivalent of 165 gallons of gasoline.
  • Recycling a ton of paper saves between 15-17 trees, 7,000 gallons of water and almost half a year’s worth of electricity for the average North American household.
  • About a million plastic bags are used every minute. On average, it costs $30 per ton to recycle trash, $50 to send it to the landfill and $65-70 to incinerate.

While there is increased access to recycling programs

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