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Your everyday actions and decisions have a direct impact on the amount of waste generated in Indiana. Even a simple act like discarding a disposable coffee cup, which seems like an insignificant amount of waste, can quickly add up if thousands or millions of your fellow Hoosiers do the same. Changing your behavior and encouraging others to consider waste prevention can make a difference.
Thousands looked at their impact during Super Bowl XLVI. Read all about how Hoosiers helped make this year’s game one of the biggest winners for the environment in the Super Bowl XLVI Sustainability Report [PDF].
You can measure your impact for all of the items below, or choose a specific item or items:
Note: These figures are based on readily available population figures and other data derived from public sources. The resulting figures are estimates, based on a series of assumptions, and may not necessarily be accurate. The figures simply illustrate the potential impact of our personal activities.
IDEM wishes to express our appreciation to the New York City Department of Sanitation for use of this tool and King County, Washington for their liaison assistance.