The average American produces 1,600 pounds of garbage a year.
1 in 3.7 adults claim they always reuse things instead of throwing them away or buying new items.
1 in 25 admit to never reusing things.
The average American uses between 80 and 100 gallons of water a day.
1 in 3.85 adults claim they always make an effort to use less water.
1 in 16.67 admit they never make an effort to conserve water.
The electricity used by appliances plugged in but not in use is estimated to account for 1% of global C02 emissions.
1 in 6.25 adults claim they always make an effort to unplug electrical appliances when not using them.
1 in 6.67 admit they never make such an effort.
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