How much of our waste is currently recycled?

Answer In 2008, approximately 250 million tons of waste was produced in the United States, and roughly 83 million tons of that waste was recycled, according to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). Th... Read More »

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How much nuclear waste is currently generated by power plants?

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), around 2,000 metric tons of nuclear radioactive waste is produced each year from all the combined nuclear power plants in the U... Read More »

Car Products Made From Waste or Recycled Products?

Today's vehicles are around 95 percent recyclable, which means that the car you are driving today will eventually be a part of many other products in the future. Unfortunately, the percentage of re... Read More »

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How much paper is recycled?

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, paper products have a recycling rate of greater than 50 percent. Each year in the United States, about 85 million tons of paper are used. In 2... Read More »