Recycling one ton of glass can save 42 kWh of energy, 714,286 btus of energy, 2 cubic yards of landfill space, 7.5 pounds of air pollution, 6 pounds of Al, 630 pounds of CO2, 168/5 gallons of H2O, 6/5 metric tons of Pb, 21/2,000 pounds of Hg, 840/97 pounds of Na, 5 gallons of oil, 20 acres of land pollution, 5,000,000 gallons of water pollution

Recycling one metric ton of glass can save 3.75 kilograms of air pollution, 3 kilograms of Al, 315 kilograms of CO2, 5.25 grams of Hg, 420/97 kilograms of Na

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