Category: Environmental Infographics
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.
Have you ever considered what happens to your old mobile phone when your contact ends and you upgrade to a new phone? Many people do not give this a second thought, however mobile phone recycling is becoming an issue that just cannot be ignored. The raw materials, minerals and resources that are consumed in order to meet the ever growing demand for the latest devices simply doesn’t equate to their relatively short life span.
How realistic is a 100% solar future? According to recent estimates, all known fossil fuel resources could be totally spent within the next 100 years. However, studies also suggest that if we stray away from destructive energy sources, there is a large possibility of achieving a 100% solar world. This infographic from QuickQuid looks at this in more detail.
Don’t risk the health of your family by using repellents that can be harmful for them. Find out green ways to keep pests out of your home. Get some great and innovative advices in this helpful infographic.