We Earthlings: 1.1 Billion Lbs. of Pesticides

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American agriculture is heavily dependent on chemical fertilizers. According to the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. farms use 1.1 billion pounds of active pesticides, not including filler. That translates intl 3.34 pounds of chemicals per American.

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The U.S. uses 1.1 billion lbs. of pesticide ingredients annually

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