[cs_content][cs_section bg_color=”hsl(204, 76%, 41%)” parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 145px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h1″ looks_like=”h1″ accent=”true” class=”cs-ta-center” style=”color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);”]How Many Are Recycled in a Year?[/x_custom_headline][cs_text class=”cs-ta-center” style=”width:70%;margin: 0 auto;color:#fff;”]Have you ever wondered what quantity or what percentage of a recyclable item actually gets recycled?

We did! So we set out to find the answers and put them all in one place for everyone else wondering the same thing. We hope you find this page useful and if you know of any items we have missed please contact us here.[/cs_text][x_share title=”Share this Post” share_title=”” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”false” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”false” reddit=”true” email=”false” email_subject=”Hey, thought you might enjoy this! Check it out when you have a chance:”][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ class=”flexcards” style=”padding: 0px;”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Aluminum.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Aluminum” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>19.8%</strong> of <strong>aluminum</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>700,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Aluminum-Cans.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Aluminum Cans” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>55.1%</strong> of <strong>aluminum cans</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>700,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Appliances.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Appliances” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>42.81%</strong> of <strong>appliances</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>2.83 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Batteries.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Batteries” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2001, <strong>0.55%</strong> of <strong>507,259,000 batteries</strong> sold in California were recycled.

<a href=”http://www.greenit.net/downloads/GreenIT-EnvIssues-Batteries.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Books.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Books” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2005, <strong>24.50%</strong> of <strong>books</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>270,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Car-Batteries.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Car Batteries” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>99%</strong> of <strong>car batteries</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>2.81 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smmfactsheet_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/cardboard-boxes-1.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Cardboard Boxes” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>89%</strong> of <strong>cardboard boxes</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>27.3 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smmfactsheet_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Carpet-1.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Carpets” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>5.6%</strong> of <strong>carpets and rugs</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>210,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Cars” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In 2016, <strong>95%</strong> of <strong>end-of-life vehicles</strong> were recycled. Equivalent to approximately <strong>12 to 15 million cars</strong>.

<a href=”http://www.recyclingtoday.com/article/spi-automotive-recycling-report/”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Ceellphones.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Cell Phones” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2013, <strong>65%</strong> of <strong>cell phones</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>15,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-12/documents/electronic_products_generation_and_recycling_methodology_review_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Computer.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Computers” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2010, <strong>40%</strong> of <strong>computers</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>168,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”http://www.electronicstakeback.com/wp-content/uploads/Facts_and_Figures_on_EWaste_and_Recycling.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Phone-Book.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Directories” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2005, <strong>18.2%</strong> of <strong>directories</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>120,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Furniture.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Furniture” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>0.10%</strong> of <strong>furniture and furnishings</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>10,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Glass-Bottles.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Glass” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>26%</strong> of <strong>glass</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>2.99 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Glass-Bottles.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Glass Bottles” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>32.5%</strong> of <strong>glass bottles</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>2.99 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Ipads-and-Iphones.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”iPads and iPhones” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In 2015, <strong>68.18%</strong> of material from discarded <strong>iPads and iPhones</strong> were recycled. The total weight was <strong>61,357,800 lbs.</strong>.

<a href=”http://images.apple.com/euro/environment/d/generic/pdf/Apple_Environmental_Responsibility_Report_2016.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Laptop.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Laptops” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2013, <strong>78%</strong> of <strong>laptops</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>51,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-12/documents/electronic_products_generation_and_recycling_methodology_review_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Magazines.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Magazines” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2005, <strong>37%</strong> of <strong>magazines</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>960,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Newspaper.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Newspapers” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>68%</strong> of <strong>newspapers</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>5.2 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Paper-1.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Paper” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>64.7%</strong> of <strong>paper</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>44.4 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Plastic.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Plastic” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>9.5%</strong> of <strong>plastic</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>3.17 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Plastic-Bags-1.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Plastic Bags” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>12%</strong> of <strong>plastic bags</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>500,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Plastic-Bottles.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Plastic Bottles” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>31.20%</strong> of <strong>plastic bottles</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>910,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Shoes.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Shoes” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>16%</strong> of <strong>shoes and clothing</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>1.9 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_icon=”home” front_icon_size=”36px” front_icon_color=”hsl(204, 76%, 41%)” front_title=”Steel” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>33%</strong> of <strong>steel</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>5.84 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smmfactsheet_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Steel-Can.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Steel Cans” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>70.7%</strong> of <strong>steel cans</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>1.18 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Towels-Sheets.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Textiles” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>16.20%</strong> of <strong>textiles</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>2.62 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Tires.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Tires” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>40.5%</strong> of <strong>tires</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>2.25 million tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Towels-Sheets-1.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Towels & Sheets” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In 2014, <strong>33%</strong> of <strong>towels, sheets, and pillowcases</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>230,000 tons</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/Water-Bottles.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Water Bottles” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2006, <strong>23%</strong> of <strong>water bottles</strong> put into use were recycled. This is equivalent to <strong>11.5 billion water bottles</strong>.

<a href=”https://www.fastcompany.com/59971/message-bottle”>Source</a>” back_button_enabled=”false” padding=”10% 10% 10% 10%”][x_card animation=”flip-from-top” center_vertically=”true” front_style=”border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(0, 0%, 42%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 13%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 92%);” front_image=”https://www.junkcarmedics.com/wp-content/uploads/wooden-pallets.png” front_image_width=”100px” front_title=”Wooden Pallets” front_text=” ” back_style=”border-width: 8px 8px 8px 8px; border-style: solid; border-color: hsl(204, 76%, 41%); color: hsl(0, 0%, 21%); background-color: hsl(0, 0%, 100%);” back_title=” ” back_text=”In the year of 2014, <strong>26%</strong> of <strong>wooden pallets</strong> put into use were recycled. The total weight was <strong>2.57 million tons</strong>.

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