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How much aggregate do we use each year?

Ontario uses approximately 170 million tonnes of stone, sand and gravel per year – more than any other resource.

That's 14 tonnes per person.

Where we work, live and play, each of us uses stone, sand and gravel every day

250 tonnes of aggregate were used to build your house

15 000 tonnes were used to build your hospital

Toothpaste, chewing gum, make up, glass - all use aggregate

In Ontario that adds up to almost 170 million tonnes per year - or 12 tonnes per person.