Another reason to recycle more…

Are U.S. Landfills Twice As Big?Birds scavenging for food amidst the debris at the Danbury Landfill. 1991.

In 2012, the EPA estimated that 135 million tons of trash headed to landfills when reported amounts show that this figure is actually closer to 289 million tons as outlined in a recent Yale University study. Two hundred and eighty-nine million tons!
I know if you are reading this, you are probably one of the over the top recyclers. 🙂 So during this time of abundance, help friends and family learn to recycle too.