* Americans use 2,500,000 plastic bottles every hour! Most of them are thrown away!
Bottles and cans are prohibited by law from the trash!
Return them for the deposit to the place of purchase or to
the VINA East Boston Redemption Center
at 442 Bennington Street, 617-561-0031
If there’s no deposit, recycle!
Recycle bins are picked up curbside on your regular rubbish day.
*It takes 85 20-ounce water or pop bottles to make enough fiberfill for one sleeping bag
*A plastic bottle can take more than 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill.
*It takes 1,050 milk jugs to make a six-foot plastic lumber park bench
*It takes 14 20-ounce containers to make one square foot of carpet
*Fourteen 20 oz. PET bottles yield enough fiber for an extra large T-shirt
*It takes 63 20 oz. PET bottles to make a sweater.