When looking for ways to reduce our energy use, we should not forget that recycling not only saves resources, but it saves energy. For instance, it takes only 1/9 as much energy to recycle an aluminum can as it does produce a new one. Recycling anything made from petroleum: bags, bottles, and plastics of all kinds, reduces our use of oil.
Here's the top 10 list:
2. PET plastic bottles
5. Steel cans
6. HDPE plastic bottles
7. Glass Containers
8./9. Magazines and mixed papers
11...... Remember there are many other things you can reuse or recycle.