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Mr. Whipple Left It Out: Soft Is Rough on Forests
nytimes.com/2009/02/26/science/earth/26charmin.html?em&_r=0
"Americans like their toilet tissue soft: exotic confections that are silken, thick and hot-air-fluffed."

Municipal Solid Waste
epa.gov/osw/nonhaz/municipal/
"Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)-more commonly known as trash or garbage-consists of everyday items we use and then throw away, such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bottles, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries. This comes from our homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses."

Wasting Away: Our Garbage by the Numbers
earth911.com/news/2011/09/13/wasting-away-our-garbage-by-the-numbers/
"In today's culture of mass consumption, the things we throw away often vanish from our minds, but all that trash has to go somewhere."

By The Numbers: What Americans Drink In A Year
huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/27/americans-soda-beer_n_885340.html
"AdAge recently reported on American per capita beverage consumption for 2010."

Water Questions & Answers: How Much Water Does the Average Person Use at Home Per Day?
ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/qa-home-percapita.html
"Estimates vary, but each person uses about 80-100 gallons of water per day."

The Role of Bacteria in the Sewage Treatment Process
microtack.com/html/natural_treatment05.htm
"One area of sewage treatment that is not well understood is the bacterial decomposition process.

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