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Town of Swanzey, NH
Covered Bridge Capital of New Hampshire

Recycling Facts and Figures

In 2010, you . . .
* Brought in over 2,050 tons of material for processing and disposal
* Recycled 1,015 tons of that total
* Maintained our 50% recycling landfill diversion rate! Good for you!
* Saved the taxpayers over $47,000 by recycling.

Did you know?
* Swanzey has recycled over 19,900 tons since 1990.
* The United States sent $6.5 billion worth of recyclables to landfills last year.
* Making a new aluminum can from a recycled one takes only 5% of the energy it would take to make a new can from aluminum ore.

The Town of Swanzey prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital or family status. The Town of Swanzey is an equal opportunity employer. Web site copyright 2010. All rights reserved.