As More Products Are Made for Single People, a Waste Conundrum Emerges

Living alone is increasingly common. In 2018, 28% of U.S. households were home to just one person, according to the Census Bureau. That’s more than double the proportion of single-person residences in 1960, when the nuclear family peaked. For several years now, businesses in the real estate, home improvement, and jewelry sectors have been marketing […]