We hope that showing individuals how a small donation can be a part of a larger global impact will help to create a better place to live for our children, a place where green living is part of everyday living
Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) May 01, 2013
Kars4Kids, a national car donation charity, released statistics outlining their significant work and impact through car recycling programs in the San Francisco, CA region today. The information includes the measurement in tons for the organization’s efforts during the year 2012, as well as their cumulative efforts from 2005 to today.
“At Kars4Kids, we know how much San Francisco residents care about – and contribute to – making the Earth a better place for us all to live,” said Robert Moskovits, Vice President and Director of Business Development at Kars4Kids. “San Francisco is a place known for its appreciation of the outdoors and clean air and because of this, car recycling as a part of our car donation programs and has always been a large focus for us in this area. We hope that showing individuals how a small donation can be a part of a larger global impact will help to create a better place to live for our children, a place where green living is part of everyday living.”
The statistics for car recycling in the San Francisco, CA metro area are as follows:
Cars donated to kars4kids from San Francisco area in 2012:
- Saved 28,000 barrels of oil
- Recycled 3850 tons steel
- Recycled 280 tons of non-ferrous metals
- Recycled metal from San Fran area can produce 78.4 mil matchbox cars
- If spread out, would stretch across the United States almost 20 times
Cars donated to kars4kids from San Francisco area since kars4kids 2005:
- Saved 160,000 barrels oil
- Recycled 22,000 tons steel
- Recycled 1600 tons non-ferrous metal
- Can produce 448 mil toy cars
- If spread out, would stretch across the United States 113 times
For the latest information about these statistics and other car donation opportunities, please visit the Kars4Kids car donation program Facebook page, read the Kars4Kids blog or follow the Kars4Kids Twitter account.
Additional statistics can be found in the infographic produced last year by Kars4Kids about how many cars were recycled in one year.
Kars4Kids is a non-profit organization that works to give back to the community through a variety of education, youth development, family outreach, and faith-based programs. They provide an array of services to children and families including educational programming, school placement, tuition assistance, mentorship programs, cultural activities, religious instruction, recreation and guidance counseling.