Portage County Solid Waste Management
District Recycling Center
3588 Mogadore Road
Kent, Ohio 44240
(330) 678-8808
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*Every day America cuts down two million trees-but throws away about 42 million newspapers. That means the equivalent of about 500,000 trees is dumped into landfills every week.

*If everyone who subscribes to the New York Times recycled, we’d keep over 6,000 tons of pollution out of the air.

*It takes an entire forest--over 500,000 trees to supply Americans with their Sunday newspapers every week.