that every day, Maryland homes and businesses throw away 41 million pounds of solid waste? That is enough to make a wall (3’W x 6’W) that would go from Baltimore to Miami nearly 6 times.
Maryland Department of the Environment, 2005
that the average U.S office worker uses 10,000 sheets of paper a year? The average American uses approximately one 100-foot-tall Douglas fir tree in paper and wood products per year.
EPA — Wastes - Resource Conservation - Common Wastes & Materials - Paper Recycling (citing Oregon Department of Environmental Quality & Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory)
that the average employee wastes 1.5 lbs of paper each day?
Florida Department of Environmental Protection — Reduce Reuse and Recycle for National Clean Off Your Desk Day