View Full Version : sobering economic fact..

03-03-2003, 07:40 AM
/forums/images/icons/shocked.gif the united states spends more in a year for trash bags and waste collection...than the poorest 90 countries spend for everything...yeah; essentially u.s. spends more to get rid of trash than the poorest half on this planet spend to survive...true...gl /forums/images/icons/confused.gif

03-03-2003, 10:35 AM
Absolute numbers like that are worthless, since the population differences are so extreme.

Ray Zee
03-03-2003, 11:33 AM
where do you expect us to put our plastic wrappers and leftover food from our plates. and what about all the things we buy then dont use. we need places to dispose of that stuff dont we. and what about all that medical waste the doctors have left over from their many unneeded operations to fund their unneeded vacations. the oceans cant take anymore.

03-03-2003, 10:33 PM
Why don't we pay them to take our trash? Wouldn't that solve both problems?

03-04-2003, 03:33 AM
uh, illegal immigration?

but that only takes care of 20 mil