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:
- Currently less than 35% of households and less than 10% of businesses in the U.S. recycle. (EPA 2011)
- Every three months, Americans throw enough aluminum in the landfills to build our nation's entire commercial air fleet
- It requires 95% less energy and water to recycle a can than it does to create a can from virgin materials.
- Making paper from recycled paper reduces the related contribution to air pollution 95%.
- Recycling cardboard only takes 75% of the energy needed to make new cardboard.
Facts of why we want to help:
- 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.
- More than half, 1.57 Million of Florida school children, relied on free or reduced school lunches in 2012.
- 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.
- Each year, approximately 7.6 million animals enter animal shelters nationwide - and nearly 3 million don't make it out.
- 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.