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On average, every American sends 1,646.15 pounds of solid waste to landfills every year. If that sounds like a lot, it’s because it is! If you don’t already recycle paper products, you can reduce your solid waste by 25% by recycling all of the paper and cardboard items your local recycling service accepts.

Data source: National Overview: Facts and Figures on Materials, Wastes and Recycling

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Every America sends more than 1,000 pounds of solid waste to landfills annually.

This post was originally published on May 5, 2020.

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