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Garbage: Top 6 scary things you didn't know
Garbage: Top 6 scary things you didn't know
Each American produces about 4.3 pounds of garbage every day. That is a whopping 220 million tons of pure, Grade A, American trash each year. Fortunately, about 55% of this trash finds its way into one of the approximately 3,500 solid landfills in the ...
Fighting the war on trash
Fighting the war on trash
Around the world, warming weather brings picnics, festivals, walks in the park — and garbage. Lots and lots of garbage. Refuse tossed by outdoors-goers, too lazy to clean up after themselves (or too dizzy from sunshine and day-drinking), costs mi...
China is building world's biggest trash incinerator
China is building world's biggest trash incinerator
Even though China's explosive economic growth seems to be slowing, the Asian nation continues to struggle with the problem of what to do with the mountains of trash generated by its cities.The average person in China produces about two and a half pound...