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Storefront: Saving Cardboard, Paper & Plastic
53.3% AND STILL GOING STRONG
Each year, our goal is to improve our recycling practices.
Here’s more about what we’ve recycled.
2021 Recycled Materials:
- 307,826 tons of cardboard
- 12,526 tons of mixed plastic
- 6,516 tons of mixed paper
From our cardboard and paper recycling alone, this equates to saving:
- 5.3 million trees
- 2.2 billion gallons of water
- 943,000 cubic yards of landfill space
- 2.8 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.