In the U.S., there is enough paper thrown away to equal 1 billion trees per year.
Every year in the U.S., Americans use 85 million tons of paper which is the equivalent of about 680 pounds of paper per person.
Every minute, about 750,000 paper copies are made in U.S. businesses to equal around 21 million tons of paper.
The average office uses 70% of its total office waste for paper.
The average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of paper per year.
Recycling one ton of paper can save 17 mature trees or 7,000 gallons of water.
Recycling a 3-foot stack of newspaper can save one tree. To register for the Earth Angel Recycling Program, call the Solid Waste Department at 501-321-6911 or visit www.cityhs.net/recycle-registration.