Using art and imagination as a powerful language to educate and inspire change from overconsumption to conservation and earth stewardship.
The USA only accounts for
of the planet’s garbage
Every American generates an average of
OF GARBAGE A YEAR!
every year that we throw away.
of the world population
yet it generates
As stated by the National Resources Defense Fund: According to a new report from Verisk Maplecroft, a global risk-assessment and consulting firm, the United States accounts for only about 4 percent of the world’s population yet generates 12 percent of the planet’s municipal solid waste (MSW), better known as garbage. Each American produces more than 1,700 pounds of it a year, the report’s authors found, adding up to 239 million tons annually. By population, Americans produce the most waste in the entire world.
We throw it AWAY … but there is no AWAY!
Out of sight out of mind?
Trash is filling up the earth and ocean.
Approximately 8% of all plastic consumed worldwide is actually recycled, most of it becomes trash.