1,643 Pounds of trash generated per person in the U.S. in 2005, the most recent year for which data are available. Some 32% of this waste was recycled, a rate that has doubled in the past 15 years
$236 billion Estimated annual revenue of the U.S. recycling industry
AFRICA AID $60 billion At the recent G-8 summit, amount that leaders pledged to deliver to Africa to fight AIDS, malaria and TB
5% Percentage of the aid package that is "new money," as $30 billion had already been announced by the U.S. government and most of the remainder would come from...