The city generates eighty seven tons of garbage every day.
Maine generates 1.375 million tons of solid waste a year.
Texas, which generates 70 million tons of waste annually, has been a particular target.
Indian cities alone generate more than 100 million tons of solid waste a year.
By their respective standards, Britain generates only 4m tons of it, America 250m.
By contrast, Westchester generates 900,000 tons of waste a year.
New York residents and businesses generate at least 28,000 tons of garbage daily.
The businesses and visitors generate 800 tons of waste a month.
An automobile, for example, generates perhaps 50 to 100 tons of carbon dioxide in its lifetime.
The entire county generates just 111,000 tons of garbage a year, and a third of that is recycled, he said.