Trash Talk from EPS Industry Alliance

Did you know? The average American throws away roughly 4.6 pounds of garbage per day?  It’s a part of our society that keeps us from being buried in our own garbage… and we’re all guilty of throwing something away that could have been reused or recycled.


View the graphic below showing the percentage of  “What Americans Throw Away” taking up landfill space. The statistics reveal engaging facts that some may have not recognized prior. For example, “EPS accounts for less than 1% of landfill space by weight and volume.”