Highlights from CNN's 'United States of Trash'

On Thursday, Feb., 26, CNN aired an episode of Morgan Spurlock Inside Man that explored the waste and recycling industry. Here are some stills and highlights from the episode, which saw Spurlock follow his own trash to see what throwing something "away" really means. The show examined many aspects of the waste stream, from landfills to recycling to waste-to-energy. It also took a peek at the "zero waste" lifestyle.

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