American Municipal Waste Consumption
by SavvyRoo on Feb 22, 2015 | Views: 78 | Score: 0
|Per capita waste per day (in pounds)|
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….