Waste Disposal in US Landfills Has Been Underestimated by 115%

The amount of municipal waste being disposed of in the US is more than double – 262 million tonnes (metric tons) versus 122 million tonnes in 2012 – previous estimates, our new study shows. We also found that the US has plenty of space to put it all – more than 70 years’ worth of space, actually. »9/23/15 4:45am9/23/15 4:45am