“trash” Charts

The State of Garbage in The World: Where Does It Go? »

Nearly 70% of the waste produced in the United States is landfilled. As Edward Humes writes in his book Garbology,…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 409
Score: 4

Don't Be Trashy, Recycle »

Reduce, reuse, recycle. We can make the world a little greener just by recycling the things that we can. Although…

September Oliveros
by: September Oliveros
views: 74
Score: 4

Meet One of the World's Best Composting Facilities »

Sevier County, Tennessee diverts 70 percent of waste from landfills—and it's becoming more efficient all the time. Compare that with…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 290
Score: 1

Bottled Water Blues »

75% of plastic water bottles are not recycled, ending up, as Grist playfully reminds us, "on beaches, in rivers, and…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 256
Score: 1

Waste Generation by Material »

In 2011, Americans generated 250 million tons of municipal solid waste. Paper and paperboard accounted for 28% of this waste,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 340

Americans Are Generating Less Waste »

In 2011, Americans generated 250.4 million tons of municipal solid waste, 3.3 million tons less than in 2005. This decrease…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 131

Recycling Rates Keep Climbing »

Of the 250.4 million tons of municipal solid waste (trash) generated by Americans in 2011, 86.9 million tons (34.7%) of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 123