littering-statistics

Littering Statistics

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Littering Statistics Data
Percent of people who have admitted to littering in the past 5 years 75%
Percent of all littered items that are cigarette butts 50%
Total amount of litter that is dumped into the ocean every year 9 billion tons
Total annual amount spent on cleaning up litter yearly $ll.5 billion
Average amount of steps a person will hold a piece of trash before they litter 12 paces
Total amount of trash is generated each year in the U.S. 250 million
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Most Common Objects Used in Littering Statistics Data
Object Percentage
Fast Food Waste 33%
Paper 29%
Aluminum 28%
Glass 6%
Plastic 2%
Other 2%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Cure Litter, Live Strong
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 25, 2016

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