Our goal at EZ-PZ is to provide an easier way for people to recycle. EZ-PZ Recycling offers door-side pickup of Aluminum, light bulbs, paper, plastic, and glass items for premium recycling. We are partnering with communities througout Northwest Florida.
EZ-PZ Recycling - Mission Statement - The Earth needs our help and we would like to help you, help it and your community at the same time. We donate 100% of the profits from all recycled materials to charities. By doing this we provide our customers the opportunity to have tangible access to what their recycled materials are helping.
5 Recycling Facts:
1. Currently less than 35% of households and less than 10% of businesses in the U.S. recycle. (EPA 2011)
2. Every three months, Americans throw enough aluminum in the landfills to build our nation's entire commercial air fleet
3. It requires 95% less energy and water to recycle a can than it does to create a can from virgin materials.
4. Making paper from recycled paper reduces the related contribution to air pollution 95%.
5. Recycling cardboard only takes 75% of the energy needed to make new cardboard.
Facts of why we want to help:
1. More than 1.1 million children in Florida don't have consistent access to enough nutritious food and are vulnerable to the potential long-term effects of food insecurity.
2. More than half, 1.57 Million of Florida school children, relied on free or reduced school lunches in 2012.
3. Many of these school children do not receive adequate food and nutrition over the weekend and vacation to be productive students when returning to school.
4. Each year, approximately 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters nationwide - and nearly 3 million don't make it out.
5. Animal shelters across the nation are forced to stretch their resources to the brink to accommodate an overwhelming population of homeless and at-risk animals.