Watt Watchers de Texas: Texas es demasiado buena para desperdiciarla™

Activity Theme: Materials

From its source to you, each and every material you touch requires energy at every stage of its lifecycle. The raw materials for cans and bottles are extracted from Earth and transported to manufacturing facilities where they are refined, molded, and repackaged before being transported to other facilities to be filled with food, drink, household goods, or other useful things for your use. More transportation takes them to your local store where they are stored and possibly air conditioned before you pick them up to use them. Removing materials from landfills and moving them back into the consumption cycle (recycling!) helps cut energy use from this process. Recycling can be done at a local level for a big impact on overall energy consumption.

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