Category: Environmental Infographics
You might know about asbestos and carbon monoxide, but do you know what effects that air pollutants like arsenic, benzene, or sulfur dioxide can have on the body? This infographic aims to educate you about the harmful effects of air pollution. Additionally, we’ll have a little fun by exploring the air on Jupiter, Saturn, and the other planets. This is the science of the air we breathe.
This infographic looks at the litter crisis in Europe including the total cost of cleaning up litter throughout Europe is estimated at €10 to 13 billion per year, cleaning up Europe’s towns and countryside costs an average of €25 per person, per year, road litter clean-up costs taxpayers €1 billion per year throughout Europe and 4 in 5 pieces of marine litter in Europe comes from land.
Ever wondered how indoor air pollution can affect health? Well, wonder no more as the following infographic by Air Filter Buy is exactly what you need! It allows you to take a closer look at some of the pollutants that could affect the air inside households.
When we recycle, we don’t tend to think about the process our trash takes from the trash can to a newly manufactured product made from recycled materials. The single stream recycling process enables us to combine multiple recyclable items into one trash can, simplifying the process and encouraging more people to recycle. So what happens once the trash reaches the recycling plant?
As a country, the UK is gradually working at cutting down their annual waste figures. Here are just a few of the facts and figures surrounding packaging waste in the UK, laid out for you in the following infographic.
This infographic presents untold facts and stories about Mount Everest, the highest peak of the world and located in Nepal. Read this infographic and explore the hidden facts about this gigantic mountain.
Did you know that the cleaning products you use can be bad news for the environment, your home and your family? By using DIY products you can avoid this and save money in the process. Anglian Home Improvements has put together the following guide to DIY green cleaning products.
This infographic presents some shocking statistics about just how far away the United Nations is from achieving their goal of 75% of the world to have access to safe drinking water by 2015. The infographic also provides an insight into the global sanitation coverage and shows how far we are behind the targets set.
We’re killing the earth with our phones. How? 56 million phones (roughly) ended up in land fills in 2008. But its not all doom and gloom. This infographic really shows the life of a phone and provides some cool and quite frankly interesting facts. For example did you know that phones contain gold , silver , platinum and barium, among other metals?
This infographic discusses the importance and history of sustainability as the world’s population continues to increase. From England’s Industrial Revolution spurring on philosophers such as Adam Smith, David Hume and John Stuart Mill to speak out against environmental damage to government initiatives, the dire need to protect our environment became more apparent as time went on.
Here is an interesting infographic from a UK based online metal store Buy Metal Online about the future of rare earth elements (REE). The infographic has a number of sections including what are rare earth elements, what do we use them for, what’s the main problem and more.
The impacts of climate change may be irreversible at this point. Learn more the global impacts and irreversible changes in climate from this infographic that has been put together by The World Bank.
In the days leading up to Christmas, 1 Million Women will offer an alternative to what has turned into a hugely consumerist holiday. They will show you a path on which you can ignore the external pressures telling you that ‘the more you buy the happier you will make your loved ones’, and help you to cut the wasteful side out of your holidays. This infographic shows you why.
Energy efficiency is a key tool to fight against climate change as it can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels. Something is more energy efficient if it delivers more services for the same energy input, or the same services for less energy input. Energy efficiency can also provide massive savings for individuals, households, businesses and the world economy. This infographic looks at energy efficiency in buildings.