Garbage is a Dumpster Fire

“Imagine a 176-pound (80 kilogram) pile of discarded products with a battery or plug in your living room. That’s how much e-waste the average American household of four throws out every year.” Each US Family Trashes 400 iPhones’ Worth of E-Waste a Year. (Whenever I throw away devices, my kids fish them out of the garbage and sneak them up to their rooms. Now I realize they’re just good environmentalists.)

+ The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day. Here’s some of it. Plus, the world is drowning in ever growing mounds of garbage.

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