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.

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