The U.S. recycles only 34.6% of its waste. If recycling were an Olympic sport, we would come in 25th. Germany, the world’s leader in recycling, recycles 66.1% of their waste. Let’s go for the gold and catch them by 2030.
Data source: Recycling – Who Really Leads the World?, Eunomia and the European Environmental Bureau
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This poster was originally published on November 24, 2020.