Thursday, March 4, 2010

1. Glass reformed from recycled glass instead of raw materials reduces air

pollution up to 20% and water pollution by 50%.

2. Americans use 50 million tons of paper per year, consuming a little more

than 850 million trees.

3. If 25% of families replace 10 plastic bags with reusable bags, it would

reduce production by at least 2.5 billion bags per year.

4. By turning your central heating thermostat down by one degree, your fuel

consumption can be cut up to 10%.

5. In Malaysia, 125 acres of tropical forest has more species of trees than

the entire continent of North America has.

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