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Running the Numbers: An American Self Portrait

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1 Running the Numbers: An American Self Portrait

2 One million plastic cups…. …the number used on airline flights in the US every six hours

3 410,000 paper cups… …the number of disposable hot-beverage paper cups used in the US every fifteen minutes.

4 two million plastic beverage bottles… …the number used in the US every five minutes.

5 1.14 million brown paper supermarket bags… …the number used in the US every hour

6 106,000 aluminum cans… …the number used in the US every thirty seconds.

7 30,000 reams of office paper… (15 million sheets) …the amount of office paper used in the US every five minutes

8 3.6 million tire valve caps… …one for each new SUV sold in the US in 2004

9 426,000 cell phones… …the number of cell phones retired in the US every day.

10 8 million toothpicks… …the number of trees harvested in the US every month to make the paper for mail order catalogs


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