Recycling Paper 101
Each day millions of pieces of paper and items made of paper are thrown in the trash, even though most of it could be recycled. Most of the copy paper, computer printouts, and other paper in your office could be recycled instead of being thrown in the trash.
- Plastics take about 400 years to break down in a landfill.
- Most plastic containers have a code on the bottom that tells you what type of plastic it is