Saturday, January 19, 2008

Reduce Your Catalog Waste

Looking for a quick and easy way you can help "save the planet"...? Here's one!

Each year, 19 billion catalogs are mailed to American consumers--more than 170 per household each year. What’s the impact?

*Number of trees used – 53 million

*Paper used – 3.6 million tons

*Energy used to produce this volume of paper – 38 trillion BTUs, enough to power 1.2 million homes per year

*Waste water discharges from this volume of paper – 53 billion gallons of water, enough to fill 81,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools

*Contribution to global warming – 5.2 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions, equal to the annual emissions of two million cars offers a FREE SERVICE that eliminates unwanted catalogs from your mailbox! You choose which catalog you still want to get and which ones to remove. Your information stays private.

Pass it along and help save the world!!!

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