Over 40,000 trees could be saved if all morning newspapers in the U.S. were recycled for one day.
While labels gush about being deep from the mountains, up to 40% of bottled water comes from a less exotic source: US municipal water supplies. (That's your tap water!)
Motor oil gets dirty but does not wear out. One quart of motor oil disposed of improperly can contaminate 2,000,000 gallons of fresh water. Yet, motor oil can be recycled by re-refining the oil and used again and again reducing our dependence on foreign oil.