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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Random Fact of the Day - 7.24.11

  • Rain forests shrink about 1% annually.
  • U.S. cars and trucks emit 314 metric tons of carbon dioxide every year
  • Residential lawns and gardens are doused with 80 million pounds of chemical pesticides and 70 million tons of fertilizers annually.
  • On average there are 27 oil spills every day somewhere in the waters of the worlds
  • Each day, the United States produces 1.4 billion pounds of solid waste. That's around 58 million pounds an hour                                                                                    
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