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7 a.m. Stumper 6-17-14

Today is National Garbage Man Day. It's a day to celebrate the men and woman who help keep our living areas clean.
In the U.S., what is the average amount of garbage a person throws out each day?

1-3.5 pounds
2-4.4 pounds
3 -5.7 pounds

The answer is 2. 4.4 pounds. According to a recent study by the EPA, the average American throws out 4.38 pounds of garbage a day. Overall, Americans generate about 251 million tons of trash in a year. 

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