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Osceola County Recycling Guide
What to Recycle
What to Not Recycle
How to Prepare
Specific Items Accepted
of us produces 4.4 pounds of solid waste each day, adding up to almost a ton
of trash per person, per year.
► Recycling one aluminum can saves enough
energy to run a tv for 3 hours, or the equivalent of a half-gallon of
► If every American recycled just 1/10th
of their newspapers, we would save 25 MILLION trees a year.
► One BILLION trees worth of paper are
thrown away every year in the U.S.
► The energy saved from recycling one
glass bottle can run a 100-watt light bulb for 4 hours. It causes 20%
less air pollution and 50% less water pollution than when a new bottle is
made from raw materials.
► One quart of motor oil, if disposed of
improperly, can contaminate up to 2 MILLION gallons of fresh water.