I saw #haveuever trending on twitter today and it got me thinking. What first came to mind was, “Have I ever thrown away something recyclable?” I think we are all guilty of it, so I decided to look up some facts. In California, nearly 22 billion CRV-eligible containers were sold last year.
Of those, nearly 15 billion were recycled. That is great — but more than 7 billion that ended up in landfills!
Here is something else to think about because California is a bottlebill state, no one claimed the nearly $300 million worth of deposits!
Here is the link to the article: Bottles and Cans