How much wrapping paper is wasted each year?

Answer On One Hand: Waste is Common in the United StatesEach year people waste tons of wrapping paper, especially around the holiday season. The United States alone wastes 4 million tons worth of shopping... Read More »

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How much paper is wasted in a school in a year?

According to Green Schools, Americans use an average of 730 pounds of paper per person a year. Almost 50 percent of the waste comes from schools. For example, the Alameda County, California, school... Read More »

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How much paper is wasted in the average school in a day?

Although the amount of paper waste produced by schools varies, much of the waste produced in schools is paper. One school in New York City found that during the school year it wasted an average of ... Read More »

How much wrapping paper is used at Christmas?

According to the UK newspaper The Guardian, approximately 8,000 tons of wrapping paper is used each year at Christmas. This translates into approximately 50,000 trees. Increasingly, eco-conscious i... Read More »