From Save on Energy:
- 4.4 pounds: The amount of trash generated daily, on average, by every American. Packed in cubed feet it would be the height of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
- 254 million tons: The amount of trash that Americans generate in a year.
- 22 billion: Plastic bottles thrown out yearly.
- 12 feet: The height of a wall from Los Angeles to New York City that could be made from tossed office paper every year.