American Municipal Waste Consumption


by SavvyRoo on Feb 22, 2015 | Views: 36 | Score: 0
Per capita waste per day (in pounds)
19602.68
19652.96
19703.25
19753.25
19803.66
19853.83
19904.57
19954.52
20004.74
20054.69
20104.44
20124.38
Sources: epa.gov
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SavvyRoo
SavvyRoo on Feb 21, 2015 12:31 PM said:

The turn of the century marked the high-point of per capita waste, with each American throwing out 4.74 pounds of waste per day. There has been a slow decrease in waste consumption since 2000, but rates still significantly higher than 30 years ago. Check out this chart to see the recycling rates in American in the same time frame: savvyroo.com/chart-1721247635….