What gives you the most Earth Day guilt?

Published 1:40 pm Tuesday, March 30, 2010

To the Editor:

Do you feel a twinge of remorse whenever you toss an empty bottle into the trash? If so, youre not alone.

In nine of the 15 countries we polled in our latest global survey, respondents felt the most green guilt for not recycling as much as they could. Wasting water ranked second.

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Forty years after the first Earth Day in the United States, Americans feel equally guilty about not recycling and driving too much. No wonder: Were the worlds No. 1 trash producer (1,609 pounds per person per year) and we also have the highest number of motor vehicles per capita of any nation on earth (844 per 1,000 people). (from Readers Digest)

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