Waste & What You Can Do About It
When calculated by the amount of garbage generated in a wasteshed, Americans throw away an average of 7.1 pounds of garbage each day, which equals an incredible 102 tons in a lifetime (Edward Humes, Garbology).
This waste isn’t sustainable; there’s only so much we can dig up and then toss out before it’s all gone. So what can you do to help? When you become more informed about how to avoid waste, you can empower yourself to make changes in your personal life. These changes can be carried over to your workplace, school or community. Your actions do make a difference. Learn more in our Less is More Class