All of our shredded paper is sent to a
recycle plant to be made into useful paper products.
ton of paper recycled saves 17 trees, 7,000 gallons of water, 4,100 kilowatts
of electricity, and frees up to 3.3 cubic yards of space in our landfills.
through away enough office and writing paper annually to build a wall 12-feet
high stretching from Los Angeles to New York.
day, American businesses generate enough paper to circle the Earth 20 times.
year, each American household receives an average of 1.5 tree’s worth of bulk
mail and advertising (commonly known as junk mail).
reduces the amount of environmental degradation and saves resources.
conserves natural resources, including forest lands, reducing the need for
mining and drilling activities that disrupt natural habitats.
reduces the amount of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere.
uses less energy than processing virgin materials, thereby reducing the amount
of carbon dioxide released from burning coal, oil, and natural gas.
produces more jobs by benefiting local governments through waste management and encourages businesses to become innovative in product manufacturing and design
using recycled materials.
To find out more
about Sugar House Archives & Shred’s recycle program, please contact us by
phone or fill out our form.