One ton of recycled cardboard saves:
- 390 kWh hours of electricity.
- 46 gallons of oil.
- 6.6 million Btu’s of energy.
- 9 cubic yards of landfill space.
Cardboard and paper waste make up 41% of the municipal solid waste stream.
Recycling cardboard takes 24% less energy and produces 50% less sulfur dioxide than making cardboard from raw materials.