Land of Waste: American Landfills by State
The U.S. is the world’s most wasteful country. In this graphic by Northstar Clean Technologies, we map tons of waste in landfills per person, by state.
The Biggest Carbon Emitters, By Sector
The manufacturing and construction sector contributed to 6.3 billion tonnes of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2019.
The Construction Industry’s Growing Waste Problem
Globally around 2 billion tonnes of waste is generated every year and the construction industry is a large contributor.
How Much Waste Does a Renovation Create?
600 million tons of C&D debris was generated in the U.S. in 2018 alone. What materials contribute to renovation waste?
Visualizing the Global Landfill Crisis
In a world that generates 2 billion tonnes of waste every year, landfill management has become a global concern.
The Hierarchy of Zero Waste
In a world that generates 2 billion tonnes of waste every year, waste management has become a global concern. Here are some strategies to help guide...
The Road to Decarbonization: How Asphalt is Affecting the Planet
The U.S. alone generates ∼12 million tons of asphalt shingles tear-off waste and installation scrap every year and more than 90% of it is dumped into...
One Year of Global Waste Visualized
Waste generation is expected to jump over the next 30 years. See global waste visualized over this time period, along with waste per person.