11 Surprising Facts About the Things We Throw Away
One nation's trash could be put to much better use. We ponder what's being squandered.
By Katie Arnold-Ratliff
Illustration: Jose Luis Merino
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Had the estimated 32.7 billion aluminum cans tossed out in 2011 been redeemed at recycling centers, they could have netted about $820 million.
From the March 2013
issue of O, The Oprah Magazine