Tree-Hugger Factoid #44

3 October 2012, 22:38

Each year Americans throw away 25,000,000,000 Styrofoam cups. Even 500 years from now, the foam coffee cup you used this morning will be sitting in a landfill.
According to the US EPA website, “Each year Americans throw away 25,000,000,000 Styrofoam cups. Even 500 years from now, the foam coffee cup you used this morning will be sitting in a landfill.”

Source: US Environmental Protection Agency via Take Our Planet Back


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