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Thursday, March 20, 2003

Statistical Pings

"[T]he United States spends more on trash bags than 90 other countries spend on everything. In other words, the receptacles of our waste cost more than all of the goods consumed by nearly half of the world's nations." [Fast Company]

"There are nearly 5 million households in America with a net worth of at least $1 million." [Fast Company]

The number of appellate decisions ordered depublished by the California Supreme Court in 2001-02 was at a 20-year low of 23. The high water mark for the period was 1983-84, with 154. [Administrative Office of the California Courts]

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