Recycling

NAS Pensacola’s Recycle Center is open Mon - Fri: 7 a.m.- 3 p.m. and drop-off locations are available 24 hours, 7 days a week
Recycling conserves our valuable natural resources.
Recycling saves energy.
Recycling preserves clean air and clean water.
Recycling saves money and creates jobs.
Americans use 4 million plastic bottles every hour.
Americans toss 22 billion empty plastic bottles in the trash every year. There are a few simple ways to ease out of the water bottle habit:

  • Fill up a reusable plastic bottle or stainless steel, made in a variety of styles and colors.
  • Think about the money you will save and the benefit to the environment of keeping your weekly water bottle consumption out of the landfill.
  • If you do find yourself grabbing a bottled beverage, be sure to recycle!

Recycling a one-gallon plastic milk jug will save enough energy to keep a 100-watt bulb burning for 11 hours.
Recycling a one-foot high stack of newspapers saves enough electricity to heat a home for 17 hours.
Paper made from recycled paper uses 70% less energy.
The average U.S. office worker goes through 10,000 sheets of copy paper a year.

  • Make it a habit to print on both sides.
  • Avoid color printing and print in draft mode whenever feasible.

Recycling a soda can uses 95% less energy of manufacturing a new can.
We use over 80 billion aluminum soda cans every year.
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run your TV for three hours.

For more information:
Office of the Federal Environmental Executive

Contact NASP’s Recycle Center, 452-2028 for more information or to request an office pick-up.


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