How much trash is recycled a year?

Answer According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans recycled and composted about 83 out of the 250 million tons of trash in 2008. This is equal to recovering 1.5 out of 4.5 pounds per perso... Read More »

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What year were the trash bags made?

According to the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, the first trash bag was invented by Harry Wasylyk and Larry Hansen in 1950. The bag was green and disposable, and it was intended for commerci... Read More »

Is there an item or anything that can be put in a trash can to prevent raccoons from tearing up my trash.?

None that I know of...I was successful at keeping the coons out of my trash can by tying a bungie cord to one handle and hooking over the lid and through the other handle. A really smart one might ... Read More »

Who invented the trash compactor for small trash cans?

Several inventors patented trash compactors that resemble modern compactors, so it is difficult to trace a single inventor. M.S. Wells first patented an invention that crushed oil cans in 1941. The... Read More »

How to Make a Trash Can Puppet?

This project is called a trash can puppet for two reasons. It's cylindrical, like a trash can, and it's made from leftover bits of fabric that might otherwise end up in a trash can. Use leftover ma... Read More »