On average every person in the UK throws away their own body weight in rubbish every 7 weeks
[source: Waste Watch]

Every 8 months the UK produces enough waste to fill Lake Windermere (the largest lake in England)
[source: Waste Watch]

In less than 2 hours the UK produces enough waste to fill the Albert Hall
[source: Waste Watch]

Each UK household produces over 1 tonne of rubbish annually, amounting to about 31 million tonnes for the UK each year [source: Waste Watch]