recycling guide

recycling guide

A top priority for Verilux is improving quality of life by maintaining a healthy planet.

According to A Recycling Revolution (www.recycling-revolution.com), on average, each of us produces 4.4 pounds of solid waste every day which equals almost 1 ton of trash per person, per year.

In 2007, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported 254 million tons of waste was produced and 63 million tons of that waste was recovered through recycling efforts.

While minimizing our carbon footprint and reducing our environmental impact we would like to encourage you to join us in the effort to reduce, reuse and recycle. Below are a series of links where you can learn how to make your home energy efficient while cutting costs, find recycling services near you, and dispose of specific waste materials.

Environmental Protection Agency 2007 waste facts and figures report (PDF format)
http://www.epa.gov/osw/nonhaz/municipal/pubs/msw07-fs.pdf

 

A Recycling Revolution List of recycling facts from aluminum, paper, plastic, and much more
http://www.recycling-revolution.com/recycling-facts.html

Earth 911 “Making Every Day Earth Day”
Find recycling centers near you
http://earth911.com/

Environmental Protection Agency
3 Steps to Recycle a Product
http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/rrr/recycle.htm

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A top priority for Verilux is improving quality of life and maintaining a healthy planet through earth friendly products. We would like to encourage you to seek out recycling centers and use environmentally friendly cleaning products to minimize your carbon footprint. Global environmental solutions start with the smallest of changes. By using environmentally friendly cleaning products you can make any office space or home earth friendly. Whether it’s buying eco friendly products, initiating plastic recycling, or riding a bicycle for short trips, you can make a difference. Create a waste management system in your home, initiate plastic recycling, use eco friendly products, and contact local waste management companies or recycling centers to find out how you can reduce, reuse and recycle.

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