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What would you do if no one came to pick up your trash? Or your neighbors' trash? What if no one picked up the trash anywhere in your entire community?

Would you let it pile up? At first it would look like this street in Manhattan. The pile would get bigger, and start to smell really bad. Animals would get into it, making a bigger mess. What are you going to do with it?

It's something we're facing as a nation, since countries like China, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia will no longer be accepting waste imports from the U.S., which for years sent nearly 4,000 shipping containers full of recyclables to China every day, according to USA Today, and most of what Americans conscientiously put in their recycling bins wasn't even recycled because it was contaminated (things like food and shampoo prevent plastic waste from being recycled.)

In municipalities around the U.S., the recyclables are starting to pile up, with some facilities so overrun that they have stopped sorting through it, and are sending it to the landfill instead.

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Reducing consumption and waste is the first step to solving the problem. In 2015, Americans generated 262.4 million tons of trash. More than half, 137.7 million tons, ended up in landfills, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

So what is all this trash we are throwing away? Based on data on municipal solid waste from the EPA, and the data crunchers at title lender TitleMax, this is all the trash one American produces in one year.

1. Wood
2. Food Waste
3. Corrugated Boxes
4. Ferrous Metal Durable Goods
5. Yard Trimmings
6. Durable Plastics
7. Newspapers
8. Glass Beer and Soft Drink Bottles
9. Folding Cartons
10. Office Papers
11. Other Plastic Packaging
12. Other Nondurable Plastics
13. Other Non-Packaging Paper
14. Plastic Bags, Sacks, and Wraps
15. Mail
16. Tissue Paper and Paper Towels
17. Rubber (Not Tires)
18. Rubber -- Tires
19. Plastic Bottles and Jars (PET)
20. Other Commercial Printing
21. Other Bottles and Jars (Not Alcohol)
22. Glass Durable Goods
23. Glass -- Wine and Liquor Bottles
24. Steel Cans
25. Aluminum Goods (Durable and Non Durable)
26. Magazines
27. Other Paper Packaging
28. Lead Durable Goods
29. Plastic HDPE Containers
30. Aluminum Beer and Soda Cans