NU Recycling Environmental Impact Report

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By recycling on campus last year, you helped save more than…

  • 690 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, equal to moving
    604 cars from the road
  • 19.7 billion BTUs of energy, enough to power
    193 homes
  • 1,065 tons of air emissions
  • 4 tons of waterborne waste
  • 290,000 gallons of oil
  • 4.4 million gallons of water
  • 10,000 trees

This data was compiled using NU Recycling tonnage records and the National Recycling Coalition’s Environmental Benefits Calculator.

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