We live in the disposable world, where everything we use is quickly and continuously replaced.We like something, we use it, then we throw it away. Waste generation from the households in UK reached over 20 million tones in 2012 (1) and even though the numbers are getting lower every year, we are far from the healthy balance.
Dinosaurs and plant fossils are highly appreciated archeological findings, but also an invaluable source of knowledge about the extincted species. If we do not change our attitude towards the environment, garbage will be the only leftovers of human. Is that what we want to be known for?
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/waste-and-recycling-statistics – Official national statistic of digest of waste and resources downloaded from the gov.uk, which is reliable and reputable source of information.