9. Recycling one ton of plastic can save up to 2,000 gallons of gasoline.
10. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for 2 hours.
11. 14 billion pounds of garbage are dumped into the ocean every year. Most of it is plastic.
12. Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees.
13. In Finland, 9 out of 10 plastic bottles are returned for recycling and almost 100% of glass bottles are also recycled.
14. The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year.