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Storefront: Saving Cardboard, Paper & Plastic
52.4% AND STILL GOING STRONG
Each year, our goal is to improve our recycling practices.
Here’s more about what we’ve recycled.
2020 Recycled Materials:
- 298,801 tons of cardboard
- 12,594 tons of mixed plastic
- 2,693 tons of waxed cardboard
- 5,176 tons of mixed paper
This equates to saving:
- 5.2 million trees
- 2.1 billion gallons of water
- 1 million cubic yards of landfill space
- 3.3 million barrels of oil
OTHER WAYS WE’VE SAVED
Here are some other gains we’ve made by conserving resources:
We saved an impressive amount of paper by moving our reference materials to an electronic format for our stores. This switch enabled us to donate thousands of binders to local schools, churches, and other nonprofit organizations.