Reasons to Recycle.
Try to guess whatthe following images are.
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426,000 cell phones discarded daily.
200,000 cigarette packs, the samenumber of Americans who dieevery six months due to smoking.
Set-up of thousands of small pictures, showing the traces of 11,000 planes, the number of commercial flights taking place in the U.S. every 8 hours.
1 million of plastic cups trashed every six hours in commercial flights.
60,000 plastic bags,discarded every 5 seconds.
1. There are over 18,000 pieces of plastic floating on every sq. kilometer of ocean today. (UN Environmental Programme).
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2. The amount of hours spent by US. Workers every year playing computer games on the job amounted to about half a billion. This is a loss of productivity valued at $10 billion. This however excludes time spent surfing the web at work for personal use.
As another demonstration of the President’s commitment to openness and transparency, today the White House issued the following releases making the President and Vice President’s tax returns public:
For the President:
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 15, 2009
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