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Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc.
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ARCA Advanced Processing has been awarded the highly respected and internationally recognized Recycling Industry Operating Standard (RIOS) certification. Learn more in our full press release: bit.ly/1Kx8N6l.
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Check out this tool from +U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  that allows you to calculate your household’s carbon footprint: 1.usa.gov/1K7MhAC.
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According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, 57% of U.S. households use large (at least 19 cu. ft.) refrigerators as their primary unit. 
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According to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, refrigerators and freezers in American homes uses nearly 200 billion kWh of electricity each year. 
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According to a recent +Washington Post  article, nearly 15% of US homes have a second fridge that is at least 20 years old. Read the full article to see how that second unit could be costing you more than you think:  http://wapo.st/1MiVN2B.
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According to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, recycling glass requires 34% less energy than producing glass from natural materials. For every refrigerator processed by ARCA, approximately 3.68 lbs. of glass is recycled. 
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Watch this collection of clips, compiled by the U.S. Department of Energy, from President Obama’s State of the Union address that focus on energy and climate change: 1.usa.gov/1ETHSer.
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According to +U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  , for every 2°F increase in global average temperatures, we can expect to see 5 – 15% reductions in the yields of crops as currently grown. #ActOnClimate
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According to a recent poll from the Demand Institute 71% of US households feel that their home’s energy efficiency is very important, while only 35% of respondents felt that their homes were energy efficient. Learn more about these results: bit.ly/1uuZebd.
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Learn about the +U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) program and how the retirement of appliances reduces GHG emissions 1.usa.gov/1yrwowi.
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