EcoConsumer Waste Calculator
Our everyday actions and decisions have a direct impact on the amount of waste generated in King County and Washington State. Even a simple act like discarding a disposable water bottle becomes much more significant when we all do it. Changing your behavior and encouraging others to prevent waste can make a difference.
What's the impact or your purchasing decisions? Enter your personal or household data and select either King County or Washington State. Then click the "Calculate" button and watch what happens county or state-wide.
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 are meant to illustrate the potential impact of our personal activities.
You can measure your impact for the following items:
Note: The King County EcoConsumer Waste Calculator is adapted from the New York City "Measure Your Impact" tool with the permission of the New York City Department of Sanitation, Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling and the NYCWasteLe$$ Web site.
Updated: Apr. 11, 2013