When We Recycle...
Late 20th Early 21st Century
17.125 in HIGH x 24 in WIDE
(43.5 cm HIGH x 60.96 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Printed at the bottom right: "(c) Carson-Dellosa Publ. CD-685".

Poster printed on white paper. At the top center is a yellwo box with "when we recycle..." in blue. At the top left is a stylized image of a figure cutting down a tree with the text "it takes 500,000 trees to make our Sunday papers wach week. every ton of recycled paper saves 17 trees, 7000 gal. of water and 4,100 kilowatt hours of electricity. At the top center is an illustration of sacs on grass with "if everyone composted, we could reduce our trash by millions of tons." At the top right is an image of a seagull with a plasctic soda can holder stuck on his beak with the text "recycling reduces litter. plastic litter kills thousands of sea birds, sea mammals and fish each year." At the bottom right is a light bulb filled with "recycling 1 glass bottle saves enough energy to light a 100-watt bulb for 4 hours." At the bottom center are stylized plastic bottles with "Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour! we only recycle 0.2% of plastic." At the bottom right is a television with "recycling 1 aluminum can saves enough electricity to run a T.V. set for 3 hours" in the screen. At the bottom are mountains, with "in the U.S., we make mountains of garbage-160 million tons a year!" and "by recycling we can reduce our trash by 80%."
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