Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Here are some recycling facts you may not have known. When you recycle an aluminum can, it can be back on the shelf as a new can in about 3 months! Nike collects athletic shoes and turns them into raw materials to make new sports surfaces like tennis courts and running tracks. Each year Americans junk more than 80 million dollars’ worth of precious metals (gold, silver, palladium, and platinum) in the form of retired cell phones. Cities get recycled, too. Roman settlements made a handy source of stone for medieval church builders. Recycling is all around us. Pitch in and do your part to recycle some resources today!