With her wit and wisdom, Earth Grammie is here to show you more sustainable habits so we can help the planet by becoming real Warriors on Waste

Earth Grammie

Created by Lesley Langs and Stephanie Hilbert

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The average American creates 4.5 pounds of trash each day.

The average person in the US creates approximately 5 pounds of trash every day which adds up to just over 1,800 pounds of trash every year!

The average American family creates about 18 pounds of trash a day which adds up to 6,570 pounds of trash per year. Most of that is destined for landfills.

Do you know what most of that waste contains? Food! Totaling around 200 billion pounds a year!

And that organic material emits methane when it breaks down which is 28-36 times more potent than the carbon emitted from passenger vehicles. Think of that!

However, approximately 1,200 pounds (545 kg) of that organic food waste could be composted instead of ending up in our landfills.

Plastic, paper, metals, wood and clothing account for most of the rest of the landfill waste. So much more of that could be recycled if disposed of properly. Plus a lot of this made up of "disposable" products.

Here is where we can make a difference!

We are all interconnected as global citizens and have our part to play in facing the climate crisis.

These seem like daunting figures, right?

But we can change these numbers and make a difference by


Earth Grammie wants you to know how important you are in all this and how much you matter.

Let us to start a dialogue, share our knowledge, and encourage others to join us in this fight for a sustainable future. Together, we can create a positive change and ensure a healthier and greener world for generations to come.

Our trash problem is one of the leading causes of global warming and pollution.

We humans generate over 2 billion TONS of trash a year and that number keeps going up.

Global waste is expected to increase to 3.4 billion tons by 2050!

Earth Grammie is a fun source of advice on how to make small changes in your daily routine that collectively can have a big impact on the environment.

With a dash of humor, she offers practical tips on how to protect our planet and reduce the amount of waste ending up in landfills.

From clever ways to repurpose household items to creative ideas for reducing waste, her suggestions are both easy to implement and effective.

Whether it's recycling, composting, or simply being mindful of our consumption habits, Earth Grammie reminds us that every little action counts and we can each make a difference by learning one new green habit at a time.

It's amazing how making small shifts in your everyday life can make a huge difference, if we all do our part.

Warriors on Waste (WoW's)

Along with her tips, Earth Grammie excitedly seeks out other activists and artists who turn trash into treasure by using recycled materials in their work.

Additionally, she also loves to celebrate businesses which are implementing more sustainable and waste saving procedures to help in this very important cause.

Check out her new WoW discoveries and learn how we can all become WoW's by clicking the Warriors on Waste tab in the menu above.