On average, every American sends 1,646.15 pounds of solid waste to landfills every year. If that sounds like a lot, it’s because it is! If you don’t already recycle paper products, you can reduce your solid waste by 25 percent by recycling all of the paper and cardboard items your local service accepts.
Data source: National Overview: Facts and Figures on Materials, Wastes and Recycling
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This post was originally published on May 5, 2020.
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