Some ecology-related facts :)

July 1st, 2012

Hello, Greenzoners, some interesting ecological facts for you. 🙂
Did you know that:

-Every person throws away around two kilograms of litter each day.

-One bus can carry the amount of people that would need to take 40 cars.

– Every year we use around 12,000 gallons of water, while our cars use 2 gallons of fuel every daily and each gallon releases 9 kilograms of carbon dioxyde into our atmosphere.

-Energy saved by recycling one plastic bottle is enough energy to light a lightbulb for 4 hours.

-Recycling paper requires 64% of energy required to producing new piece of paper.

-Every recycled ton of paper saves 17 trees.

-94% of waste from our houses can be recycled.

Go see http://www.planetpals.com/fastfacts.html to see more 🙂

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