Kearney Waste Services Group (KWSG) is a private waste disposal company serving Atlantic Canada. KWSG offers state-of-the-art garbage management solutions to small and large businesses at affordable rates while significantly minimizing the damage of materials used by some of the largest polluters in commerce and industry. We are committed to providing safe disposal services at an affordable cost so that everyone can do their part to keep our environments healthy.
Here are some quick facts about garbage in our world:
- More than 50 million tons of garbage including waste and sewage get dumped into the Mediterranean Sea each year.
- Americans fill 63,000 garbage trucks each day, and a significant amount ends up in landfills.
- Americans generate 10.5 million tons of plastic waste a year but recycle only 1 to 2 percent of that.
- Canadians waste $31 billion of food every year, almost 50 percent is wasted in the home.
- The average North American will throw out 600 times his or her adult weight in garbage in a lifetime.
The bottom line is we can do more to manage the garbage we create.