Which country generates more trash?

4TbrxnATgGrade level: 3rd – 5th grades

Skills: Bar graph

Related environmental issues: Reduce, reuse & recycle

Area level: Global

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The bar graph on the right shows how much waste the average person generates in a year in six countries.

  1. 1.Fill in an ordinal number.  A person in the United States generates the _______ largest waste on average.

    2.On average, a person in which country generates the third largest waste?

    3.On average, a person in which country generates more waste than Japan but less waste than the United Kingdom?

Source: statista 

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Answer keys

  1. second
  2. Germany
  3. Canada