Recycle Facts

Recycling one tonne of paper and cardboard saves approximately 13 trees.

By recycling one aluminium can, you can save enough energy to run a TV set for three hours!

Australians produce more than 1.3 million tonnes of plastic every year - more than 71 kg for every person.

Recycled aluminium cans will reappear back on the shelf in 60 days or less, as a brand new can!

Australia manufactures more than 1 million tonnes of glass per annum. Only about one third of this is recycled.

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