Green Home Blog
APRIL 11, 2012
Conserving Resources. Such a huge number of people is bound to put a strain on the environment since, at the end of the day, all of our resources – from the water we drink to the food we eat to the gas we put in our cars – has to be taken from the natural systems around us. Recycling a ton of mixed paper saves the energy equivalent of 165 gallons of gasoline. It takes 30% less energy to make a product from recycled glass than from new materials.