Waste Material – Interesting Facts 03

426,000 cell phones discarded daily.

200,000 cigarette packs, the same number of Americans who die every six months due to smoking.

 11,000 commercial flights taking place in the U.S. every 8 hours.

65,000 Americans under 18 that start smoking every month.

1 million of plastic cups trashed every six hours in commercial flights.

60,000 plastic bags, discarded every 5 seconds.

2 million plastic bottles, dumped every 5 minutes.

It’s 106,000 aluminium cans, thrown into the garbage every 30 seconds.

The numbers mentioned were obtained from the quantities of waste discarded only in the United States.

Imagine what world figures are!