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Would Buying Recycled Plastic Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? 5

By Recyclebank |

Do your plastic purchasing decisions make a positive effect on your carbon footprint? Find out!

Would Buying
Recycled Plastic
Reduce Your
Carbon Footprint?
Yes!

That’s because
recycled plastic needs
fewer fossil fuels to
make than virgin
plastic does.

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This isn't just true of recycled plastics either. Because mining, harvesting and creating new materials is almost always more energy intensive than recycling them, buying most kinds of recycled products does have a positive effect on your carbon footprint. Learn more about carbon footprint here »

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