walkitout (walkitout) wrote,

Paper, It Is Going Away

You know how you can tell Paper is going away?


Specifically, paper and paperboard in total volume and as a percentage of Municipal Solid Waste peaked over 10 years ago and while it took another massive hit in the recession, it is continuing its trend downward, even after most other components have started a slow trend back up (I'm a little confused about what's going on with glass).

Paper is so Thoroughly Going Away that we don't even have to Throw It Away anymore, it is gone pre-emptively.

It is Source Reduced.
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