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Green Stats: 32

Oliver Munday for the New York Times 32 -- the average rate of higher consumption in the first world, when compared to the developing world. The average rate at which people consume resources like oil and metals, and produce wastes like plastics and
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Number of the Day: 18

18 -- the average lifespan, in months, of a cell phone in the US, according to Earthworks' Recycle My Cell Phone. At that rate, 130 million cell phones are added to the waste stream in the US every year. Worldwide, according to CNN (and noted here on
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