|Percent of people who have admitted to littering in the past 5 years
|Percent of all littered items that are cigarette butts
|Total amount of litter that is dumped into the ocean every year
||9 billion tons
|Total annual amount spent on cleaning up litter yearly
|Average amount of steps a person will hold a piece of trash before they litter
|Total amount of trash is generated each year in the U.S.
|Most Common Objects Used in Littering Statistics
|Fast Food Waste
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Cure Litter, Live Strong
Content Author: Statistic Brain
Date research was conducted: August 25, 2016