Fun Facts


·If every American recycled just one-tenth of their newspapers, we would save about 25,000,000 trees a year.
·The average American uses seven trees a year in paper, wood, and other products made from trees. This amounts to about 2,000,000,000 trees per year!

·The amount of wood and paper we throw away each year is enough to heat 50,000,000 homes for 20 years.

·Approximately 1 billion trees worth of paper are thrown away every year in the U.S.

·Americans use 85,000,000 tons of paper a year; about 680 pounds per person.
·The average household throws away 13,000 separate pieces of paper each year. Most is packaging and junk mail.

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