…that some CFC refrigerants have a greenhouse gas impact that is 10,900 times that of basic CO2 emissions? Nova carefully evacuates every refrigerator we recycle per EPA regulations. RADcompliant foam processing is also available.
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Last year Nova Services TRUST program recycled 8,534,000 pounds (4,267 tons) of cardboard and 2500 tonsof wood waste. Each ton of cardboard saved 17 trees from the pulp milland our wood waste shredding and recycling efforts processed the equivalent of 3,500 treesinto carbon neutral boiler fuel, mulch or clean burning wood pellets.
…or take a shower…or cook some pasta- Last year Nova’s recycling efforts saved 366,489,000 gallons of fresh water enough water to supply personal use for a city of 103,000 people. Every ton of steel made from recycled stock saves6,000 gallons of water. Every Ton of plastic recycled saves 5,000 gallons of water. Every ton of cardboard recycled saves 7,000gallons of water.
The Empire State building towers 102 stories above the New York City skyline. This mammoth landmark encompasses 37,000,000 cubic feet of Manhattan. But if you took all the recyclables (steel, non-ferrous metals, cardboard, Styrofoam, plastic and wood) Nova processed in 2014 not even her massive volume could hold it all… you would have to book […]
We could fill the field at Fenway to the top of the Green Monster–10 times.
well actually 91,500,000 kilowatt hours. Using recycled commodities not only saves natural resources but also makes a huge impact on the energy used compared to manufacturing using new raw materials. Nova’s contribution to electricity savings through recycling was a shocking amount. As a matter of fact our kilowatt contribution could power Menlo Park Terrace, NJ (The home of Thomas […]
Did you know that Styrofoam will soon contribute 25%of all material sent to landfills? Styrofoam is difficult and costly to recycle. It is a significant part of the packaging for new appliances and last year our TRUST program reduced 3,686,400 cubic feet of Styrofoam to under 500,000 cubic feet of densified polystyrene that was cost effectively shipped for re-use by […]
… or put another way 185,237 barrels of oil were saved last year by Nova’s recycling efforts. Every ton of recycled steel saves 1.8 barrels of oil. Every ton of recycled plastic saves 16.3 barrels of oil. Every ton of recycled cardboard saves 2 barrelsof oil. Our efforts are the equivalent to the average gas used by 7000 people each year.