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America's Most WASTEFUL States

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*The Top Ten American States where Each Citizen, EACH DAY, throws away the highest levels of non-recycled, un-reused waste, ending up into Municipal and/or Rural landfills and incinerators. Includes residential, industrial, commercial/import wastes.

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America's Most WASTEFUL States

  1. 1. America’s Ten Most WASTEFUL States, per Day, 2005, 2010* Americans produce more unused, non-recycled garbage per person than any other country in the world. Copyright 2013 Steve Spacek Public Service Consulting—NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE2010 2005Rank State Pounds p/day Rank State Pounds p/day1 Nevada 14.1777 1 Nevada 16.94152 Virginia 11.2614 2 New Mexico 15.63673 Michigan 11.1904 3 Pennsylvania 12.95174 Colorado 10.4867 4 Michigan 10.43885 Delaware 10.4867 5 South Carolina 10.21016 New Mexico 9.2022 6 Kentucky 9.95157 Wisconsin 9.0061 7 Indiana 9.78738 Arizona 8.9418 8 North Dakota 9.46509 Oregon 8.8426 9 Wisconsin 9.441710 Georgia 8.3247 10 Oregon 9.0161*The Top Ten American States where Each Citizen, EACH DAY, throws away the highest levels of non-recycled, un-reused waste,ending up into Municipal and/or Rural landfills and incinerators. Includes residential, industrial, commercial/import wastes.SOURCE: Proprietary Private Data obtained by author, with expressed written permission, used for American State Litter Scorecard and DO MESS WITH IT thesis.

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