Series "American self-portrait" by Chris Jordan

"Post from the past": from Seattle Photographer Chris Jordan is well-known for his provocative photographs of tracks made of garbage. His series "American portrait" of 2007-2009 demonstrates to the viewer the enormity of statistical data. Expressed in simple numbers, it is not quite clear to the ordinary person. Chris Jordan expressed it more clearly. Look!

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Series "American self-portrait" by Chris Jordan

Series "American self-portrait" by Chris Jordan

1. 460 thousand cell phones went to the USA to "retire" every day.

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4. 2 million plastic bottles of beverages consumed by Americans every five minutes.

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7. 106 thousand aluminum cans of beverages Americans consume every 30 seconds.

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10. 60 thousand plastic bags used in the US every 5 seconds.

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13. 1.14 million paper bags used in American supermarkets every hour.

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16. 101 million toothpicks – so much of the wood goes to the United States in the year on the production of paper and wood products.

Series "American self-portrait" by Chris Jordan

17. Million plastic cups used on flights in the US every 6 hours.

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20. 11 thousand bands from jet aircraft – many commercial flights performed in the U.S. every 8 hours.

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23. 38 thousand containers handled in U.S. ports every 12 hours.

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Series "American self-portrait" by Chris Jordan

25. 3.6 million caps from the tires – so many SUVs was released in the US in 2004.

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28. 28 thousand 160-liter barrels of oil – as much oil consumed in the U.S. every 2 minutes in 2008.

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Series "American self-portrait" by Chris Jordan

31. 213 thousand tablets of the narcotic painkiller Vicodin (known for the TV series "Dr. house") – is equal to the number of annual ambulance trips in the US on the challenges associated with the use and abuse of pain relievers.

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34. 200 thousands packs of cigarettes – as many Americans die from Smoking every six months.

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38. 29,596 pistols equal to the number of deaths in the U.S. in 2004, associated with firearms.

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41. 2.3 million prison uniforms, as many prisoners were held in American prisons in 2005.

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45. 125 thousand hundred-dollar bills ($12.5 million) – hourly costs to the US war in Iraq in 2007.

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48. 10 thousand collars – average number of dogs and cats euthanized in the US every day.

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51. 32 thousand of Barbie dolls, so many operations for breast augmentation is made in the USA monthly.

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Keywords: Self-portrait | Rubbish | Stats | USA | Facts | Figure

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