Carbon Footprint Savings Calculator

Our innovative Recycling Carbon Footprint Savings Calculator offers a user-friendly interface to help you gauge the environmental benefits of recycling different materials. By inputting the weight of the recycled material and selecting the appropriate unit (kilograms or pounds), you can quickly assess the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions prevented from entering the atmosphere.

Plastic: 1.02 kg / 2.26 lbs of CO2 saved per kg / lbs recycled.
Paper: 0.46 kg / 1.01 lbs of CO2 saved per kg / lbs recycled.
Glass: 0.31 kg / 0.68 lbs of CO2 saved per kg / lbs recycled.
Metals: 5.86 kg / 12.92 lbs of CO2 saved per kg / lbs recycled.
Textiles: 3.37 kg / 7.43 lbs of CO2 saved per kg / lbs recycled.

Input details below to see how much you can save:

How to Use the Recycling Carbon Footprint Savings Calculator

To use the calculator effectively, simply designate the type of material recycled, input its weight, and select the desired unit of measurement. Click on the “Calculate Savings” button to unveil the significant role your recycling endeavours play in fostering a more sustainable planet.

With our expert recycling services, we will process your waste, to ensure that the composite materials are carefully processed, and that the maximum possible percentage of items are recycled.
At the same time, we will also help you to reduce your carbon footprint, without ever risking the safety of the environment.
So, to find out more about Mesh Waste’s specialist battery recycling services, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

The calculations are based on research conducted by Turner, D. A., Williams, I. D., & Kemp, S. (2015), published in “Greenhouse gas emission factors for recycling of source-segregated waste materials” in Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 105, 186-197. DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2015.10.026.

WEEE Categories

EEE producers must help protect natural resources and manage waste EEE in the best way for people and the environment.

Use this guidance to:
– Work out if the EEE you produce is covered by the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) regulations
– Correctly identify the EEE products you must dispose of using appropriate means such as a waste broker

If you have an item that you need help to categorise, please you can get in touch here.

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