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Title Max of Central Florida Inc. is a company that cares about its customers and the environment. It is our hope and desire to bring awareness to the public about the importance of minimizing our footprint on the Earth. And by that we mean taking thought to the amount of waste that we produce each year that ends up into landfills which could be recycled and reuse for the benefit of future Generations.

The Tile Installation Company with a Earthly Conscience…

Waste Management Statistics and Facts

Keep in mind these shocking landfill facts and statistics and perhaps you will be inspired to make changes in your life.

  1. Reports show that Americans generate between 250 and 400 million tons of garbage each year–all of which requires landfill space.
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Waste Management Statistics and Facts

Keep in mind these shocking landfill facts and statistics and perhaps you will be inspired to make changes in your life.

  1. Reports show that Americans generate between 250 and 400 million tons of garbage each year–all of which requires landfill space.
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  1. 53.4 of paper products are recycled in the United States – While this is a huge improvement over years before, there is still big room for improvement!
  2. The average office worker uses over 500 paper cups per year. Think of the impact of reducing this by only half!
  3. The amount of waste generated has tripled since 1960.
  4. The United States has the highest amount of waste generated per person of any country at an average of 4.6 pounds per day.
  5. Only around 1/10 of solid garbage in the United States is recycled each year.
  6. Despite this seemingly low rate, this is still an increase of around 100% over the last decade–we are making improvements!
  7. Each year around 100.2 billion plastic bags are used by Americans.
  8. In the Pacific Ocean,  there is a “Plastic Island” twice the size of Texas that was created by dumping waste into the ocean.
  9. 36% of what is thrown away in the US each year is paper or cardboard–much of which is recyclable.
  10. The United States has over 3,000 active landfills and over 10,000 “old” landfills. All of these create hazardous gas and could be a danger to groundwater.
  11. Aluminum can be recycled innumerable times with no loss of quality, yet only a small fraction of cans are.
  12. When Ireland enacted a 15 cent per bag charge, consumers consumed 90 percent fewer bags.
  13. Each day, people in the U.S. throw enough trash away to fill 63,000 garbage trucks.
  14. An average American throws away around 1,200 pounds of waste each year that could be composted and kept out of the landfill.
  15. While recycling is increasing each year, so is consumption–Reducing consumption while increasing recycling is the key to reducing landfill usage.
  16. Each ton of paper recycled can save three cubic yards of landfill space.
  17. During the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, an extra million tons of waste is generated–per week.
  18. 38 million miles of ribbon are put into landfills each year. That is enough to tie a bow around the earth.
  19. Plastic bottles put into the landfill will take thousands of years to decompose since they are shielded from sunlight.

Making a Choice to Make a Difference

The numbers do not lie but more than that they tell a story about the role that we play in contributing to the problem, and it is our role and responsibility to change the way we consume and dispose of our waste.