How many tons of waste materials were diverted away from disposal in 2005 through recycling and composting?
A: 79 million tons B: 20 million tons C: 15 million tons D: 7 million tons
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Did you know that? – answer to the Sustainability quiz:
Answer: A - 79 million tons - Recycling a ton of waste has twice the economic impact of burying it in the ground. The global recycling industry today employs more than 1.5 million people and is valued at $160 billion.