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RE: [GreenYes] garbage statistic
Try the resources referenced in the attached article for authenticity of
claims.

http://www.gristmagazine.com/counter/counter120199.stm

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
From: Amy Wilson [mailto:wilsona@metro.dst.or.us]
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 1:13 PM
To: greenyes@grrn.org
Subject: [GreenYes] garbage statistic


Dear Yes-people,

I thought that I'd seen somewhere that along with consuming 25% of the
world's fossil fuel, 30% of the world's paper, and 25% of the world's
energy, that we then thanked the earth by generating 25% of it's
garbage.  Are these figures reasonably accurate and would anyone have
citations that could help back it up?  For that matter, would anyone
like to add similar ones that I've left out?  

Thanks,
Amy Wilson
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