The Importance of Recycling Paper

Every ton of paper recycled: think green tree

  • Keeps 17 trees growing and providing oxygen to the earth
  • Conserves enough electricity to power two apartments for one year
  • Conserves enough drinking water for 30 people for one year
  • Saves 7,000 gallons of water
  • Saves 380 gallons of oil
  • Saves enough electricity to power an average house for six months.

(Data by Chris Jordan, 2010)

CPCC IS COMMITTED TO SAVING ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY!

If you have any questions, contact Pam Metcalf, energy and environmental manager, at 704.330.6079.