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Certificate of Achievement Awarded to Active Green + Ross

Safety-kleen-make-green-work-logoSafety-Kleen, a leading provider of environmental services to commercial, industrial, and automotive customers, recently awarded a certificate of achievement to Active Green + Ross tire retail shops for avoiding 1,701 Metric Tonnes of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CO2e). Active Green + Ross made this reduction through Safety-Kleen’s closed-loop recycling program for used oil from January 1 through December 31, 2013. Based on the EPA.gov Clean Energy calculator (CO2e)*, this is equivalent to any one of the following:

• 320,693 therms of natural gas
• 722,168 litres of gasoline
• Carbon sequestered by 44,096 trees grown for 10 years in an urban environment
• 69,480 propane cylinders used for home barbeques
• 3,960 barrels of oil
• Emissions avoided by recycling 595 tons of waste instead of sending it to a landfill. Continue reading Certificate of Achievement Awarded to Active Green + Ross