https://archive.epa.gov/epawaste/nonhaz/municipal/web/html/

Mar 29, 2016 ... Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)—more commonly known as trash or ... It includes information on MSW generation, recycling, and disposal.

https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-recycling

Over 75% of waste is recyclable, but we only recycle 30% of it.

https://www.rubiconglobal.com/blog-statistics-trash-recycling/

Nov 14, 2017 ... These 50 landfill facts on trash and recycling will prove the severity of the ... Recycling plastic saves twice as much energy as it takes to burn it.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/07/plastic-produced-recycling-waste-ocean-trash-debris-environment/

Dec 20, 2018 ... Billions of tons of plastic have been made over the past decades, and much of it is becoming trash and litter, finds the first analysis of the issue.

https://www.learner.org/exhibits/garbage/solidwaste.html

Solid Waste Industrial Waste Sewage Global Efforts Recycle Now Related Resources ... According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, many of the ...

https://utahrecycles.org/get-the-facts/

How much do Americans throw away? Americans represent 5% of the world's population, but generate 30% of the world's garbage. In the U.S. industry moves,  ...

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/29/climate/recycling-landfills-plastic-papers.html

May 29, 2018 ... In the past, the municipalities would have shipped much of their used paper, ... While some waste managers already send their recyclable ...

http://students.arch.utah.edu/courses/Arch4011/Recycling%20Facts1.pdf

trash at the end of their lifetime. • Of the garbage Americans throw out, half could be recycled, which is enough to fill a football stadium from top to bottom ...

https://www.titlemax.com/discovery-center/lifestyle/trash-one-person-produces-year/

How much garbage does America produce? Collectively, out of the 254 million tons of trash Americans can produce in one year, we recycle about 34.3 percent ...

https://www.usi.edu/recycle/solid-waste-landfill-facts/

The U.S. is the #1 trash-producing country in the world at 1,609 pounds per ... On average, it costs $30 per ton to recycle trash, $50 to send it to the landfill, and ...