How Much Waste Do We Make?
Mr. Whipple Left It Out: Soft Is Rough on Forests
"Americans like their toilet tissue soft: exotic confections that are silken, thick and hot-air-fluffed."
Municipal Solid Waste
"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
"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
"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?
"Estimates vary, but each person uses about 80-100 gallons of water per day."
The Role of Bacteria in the Sewage Treatment Process
"One area of sewage treatment that is not well understood is the bacterial decomposition process.
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