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Going Green: By the Numbers

May 12, 2011

  • 3 trillion. Gallons of water that can be saved each year if every household installed water-efficient appliances.
  • 3. The number of hours your television can run on the energy saved by recycling just one aluminum can.
  • 20. The number of trees that can be saved by recycling one ton of paper.
  • 14,000. Gallons of water that can be saved per year by upgrading to a 1.6 gallon or less toilet.
  • 75. Percentage of energy that can be saved by using Energy Star Compact Fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) compared to standard incandescent bulbs.

Sources
The Green Guide
Going Green Today
Planet Green

 

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