The team of Dial-a-Bin has put together an interesting infographic with facts and statistics on why recycling is so important. Recycling 1 bottle can power a computer for twenty-five minutes. it makes a kind of an impact on this environment.
Recycling 1 bottle can do the following things like:
Power a light bulb for almost an hour,
Power a computer for 25 minutes,
Power a color TV for 20 minutes.
By 2020, the EU target for the UK is to recycle at least 50%. To create 1 kg of consumer goods, manufacturers create 5 kgs of waste. The UK treated 200 million tonnes of total waste in 2012. Almost 25% of this generated commercial and industrial activities.
Almost 50% of the total waste that entered final treatment in the UK was recovered, with only 26.1% going to a landfill.
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