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Water Carnival 2019
Animal Extravaganza 2019
Mud Day 2019
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
The average family throws away about 10 pounds of trash each day! Half of which can be recycled.
Ohio's recycling industry provides 169,000 jobs and supports 4.3 percent of all jobs in the state.
Ohio's plastic recycling industry converts and processes enough recycled plastic to equal over 11 billion soda bottles each year.
Ohio's glass industry recycles 60,000 tons of glass each year. Recycling this much glass saves enough energy to launch a space shuttle mission.
Every ton of recycled paper conserves the equivalent of 17 trees worth of lumber. Ohians recycle 2 million tons of paper each year.
Recycling decreases emissions of greenhouse gases and prevents pollution caused by the harvesting and processing of virgin materials.
Recycling one aluminum can can help to save a great deal of
, in fact, enough to run your home television for about three hours!
A variety of raw materials including paper, plastic, metal, glass, electronics and textiles can be recycled.
Aluminum can be recycled over and over again, and there is really no limit to it.
Half a million trees have to be cut down just to produce the Sunday newspapers each week. And recycling a single day’s worth of the New York Times could save 75,000 trees or more.
Americans will use over 2 and a half million plastic bottles every thirty minutes, and most of them are simply thrown away rather than recycled.
Plastic bags that are thrown into the ocean kill over a million sea creatures a year. Sea turtles often mistake floating plastic bags for jellyfish and eat them.
Due to the fact that people aren’t recycling as much as they should, the rainforests are actually be cut down by about 100 acres a minute.