Statistics on Littering

"If stretched out, the amount of waste produced by Americans could wrap around the world about 6 times, or reach half of the way to the moon.

It is estimated that we would need four planets to sustain life for the inhabitants on Earth when you calculate the average amount of consumption by Americans.

The average person, yearly, throws away about 1 ton of garbage" (Dump & Run).



  "1 soda can, recycled, can be converted into energy to give you 3 hrs of TV time.

By changing one of your light bulbs to a qualified energy saving light bulb, we can conserve the energy to light 3 million homes for up to a year. That also saves $600 million dollars in yearly energy bills. Not only that, but, the equivalent to 800,000 cars gas emissions will be eliminated" (Recycling Fun Facts).