Is Our Trash Heavier Than These Very Heavy Animals?
Nothing more American than *squints* measuring your garbage in millions of tons.
Studies have found that Americans toss over 200 million tons of trash out in a year. We've gotten better about recycling and composting, but a bunch of useful material still gets sent to landfills.
See if you can guess how many millions of tons of waste* we sent off to landfills!
*in the year 2015, according to the EPA. (Don't cheat!!)