Recycling is becoming more and more important!
EcoDepo wants to help you make it as easy as possible.
Up to 80% of a vehicle can be recycled
9 out of 10 people would recycle more if it was made easier
If all cans in the UK were recycled, we would need 14 million fewer dustbins
It takes 24 trees to make 1 tonne of newspaper
Most families throw away about 40kg of plastic per year, which could otherwise be recycled
Plastic can take up to 500 years to decompose
The energy saved from recycling one plastic bottle can power a 100 watt light bulb for almost an hour
For every tonne of paper used for recycling 17 trees are spared
Recycling 2 bottles saves enough energy to boil water for five cups of tea or power a computer for 50 minutes
Textiles and shoes make up 12% of all landfill sites
Up to 30% of material put into the rubbish bin can be composted
Up to 60% of rubbish that ends up in the dustbin could be recycled