Springfield Township Residents Recycled 1,005.08 Tons in 2014
Congratulations Springfield Township residents! In 2014, we recycled 1,005.08 tons of metal, glass, plastic and paper. Residents saved resources, conserved energy, and reduced pollution by recycling.
The recycling efforts in Springfield Township:
Conserved enough energy to power every home in Springfield Township for 4 days.
Reduced more air pollution than if every household in Springfield Township rode their bicycle to work for 3 weeks.
Saved 8,365 trees from being harvested.
Recycling reduces pollution so the air we breathe is cleaner, conserves natural resources so we will have them to use in the future, and decreases the energy needed to make new products. Recycling also boosts our local economy by creating 169,000 jobs (4.3% of all jobs) just in the State of Ohio.
On average, each household in Springfield Township recycled 144 pounds in 2014. That’s 8.50% of all the waste we generate. If you would like to see even more material recycled in 2015, check out the list below to make sure to recycle all of these materials. Want to start recycling? Springfield Township makes it easy! Call 946-7766 to request your cart today.
Good Work, Springfield Township, our recycling efforts made a big difference!
Plastic bottles and jugs (lids are OK if left on empty bottle)
Aluminum and steel cans
Empty aerosol cans (remove and dispose of lids and tips)
Glass bottles and jars (remove and recycle lids)
Paperboard (cereal boxes, etc.)
Junk mail and envelopes
Magazines, catalogs, and phone books
Brown grocery bags
Clean pizza boxes
Have a question about recycling? Call Hamilton County’s Recycling Hotline at 946-7766, visit www.HamiltonCountyRecycles.org , or ask a question on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/HamiltonCountyRecycling ) or Twitter ( www.twitter.com/HamCoRecycling ).