Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Paper Factoids: Paper in our Landfills

Paper accounts for 25% of landfill waste (and one third of municipal landfill waste). Municipal landfills account for one third of human-related methane emissions (and methane is 23-times more potent a greenhouse gas than is carbon dioxide).

From "15 Facts about the Paper Industry, Global Warming and the Environment" at The Daily Green.

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