Unformatted text preview: week. Recycling paper can slow rates of annual deforestation (the action or process of clearing of forests). In the US the largest part by weight of solid waste is paper and paperboard – weighing about 71.8 million tons. That means that we are using way too many trees for paper. It really does make sense to recycle; not only can you save money, but at the same time trees....
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- Spring '09
- Forest, moist tropical forests, 1,235,527 acres, 71.8 million tons