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Unformatted text preview: erosion because the roots of trees help retain the soil. Cutting down these forests also lowers the amount of CO2 that can be turned into oxygen and put back into our atmosphere. 3. The environmental advantages that paper recycling has include: It saves on disposal costs such as burying in landfill sites or burning in incinerators. Reduces pressure for landfill sites. Generally speaking, recycled paper has less overall environmental impact than producing paper using all new material, when all production activities are taken into account. Recycled paper production does use less energy, less water and creates less pollution....
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- Spring '08