Earth Day - Deforestation

Earth Day - Deforestation - week Recycling paper can slow...

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More than 80% of the Earth’s natural forests have already been destroyed. At this rate almost all moist tropical forests could be lost by the year 2050. An area of forest equal to 20 football fields is lost every minute. McDonald’s needs 800 square miles of trees to make the amount of paper they need for a year. Today, approx. 1,235,527 acres of forests vanish in a single
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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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This document was uploaded on 10/31/2010.

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