Category: Environmental Infographics
We are all being asked to shrink our carbon footprint by reducing energy consumption, but have you ever wondered how energy efficient the UK is compared with other European neighbors? This infographic highlights the present and future targets for reducing energy consumption. It provides an insight into where the most energy is being used, and where the most effective savings are being made in average households.
Some of the biggest companies in the world are starting to implement renewable energy. But you don’t have to own big company to follow their steps. Check out this interesting infographic to discover what can you learn from those big brands and implement that tips in your business.
Natural hazards do not have to become natural disasters. The death tolls from these tragedies can be minimized with better planning and more efficient use of donations. This infographic looks at natural disasters and how we can help.
Fossil fuels currently drive around 90% of energy production levels. Latest figures suggest that our most plentiful resource, coal, has a maximum lifespan of 250 years, with oil and natural gas falling much shorter. This infographic outlines how a dependence on fossil fuels is putting the long term future of our planet in jeopardy.
Energy costs continue to rise and the sun continues to shine. Why aren’t we taking advantage of the suns generous rays? Especially since, solar panels have dropped in price so dramatically over the last few years and have become far more efficient. Most people see a 250% return on their investment.
This infographic from the folks at FloodBLOCK details the severe flooding that has occurred in the United Kingdom and the subsequent consequences to everything that gets in its way.
According to Porch.com, safety related projects were the most prevalent in the months immediately following Sandy in the New York and New Jersey metro areas. Know more about what happened during Hurricane Sandy, how we responded and how we’re planning ahead.
Eating local food is important for sustainability. Learn more about creating a hyper-local economy from this infographic created by the folks at Arrow Food Couriers.
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.