Category: Environmental Infographics
North Dakota may be known as the Peace Garden state, however, it’s quickly becoming known as the Oil state – all because of the Bakken. UG Center has created an infographic entitled “The Burgeoning Bakken”, guiding you though one of the largest oil deposits in our nation, and its effects on the land and people around it.
Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, the cannabis industry is booming in the Seattle area. This infographic by WasteXpress shows the long road to legalization in Washington and some of the different types of waste that can be by-products of marijuana production.
From recycling paper to offices using wind power, our workplaces are adopting more green technologies every day. Best Accounting Degrees has created an infographic entitled “Green Zone”, detailing how companies around the nation are starting to put green technology into place in the workplace, and just what a booming industry it is.
When Google Earth first came onto the scene, users had mixed feelings regarding its detailed nature. Once googlers got used to the software, they started exploring, and came across an amazing array of incredible sights. Great Business Schools has created an infographic highlighting some of the most incredible sights Google Earth users have found, along with the incredible efforts that go into making Google Earth a success.
Within the past few years “up cycling” has become a very popular and also a great way of promoting recycling, aiding the environment as well as saving yourself some hard earned cash in your wallet for a rainy day. So if you’re wanting to try something new and are ready to turn your hand to try up cycling yourself but aren’t quite sure where to start, Terrys Fabrics has put together the perfect infographic for you.
In the true north, winters have become part of the Canadian identity and culture. How does the average Canadian celebrate and endure the winter months? They bundle up, invent new delicacies and play a lot of winter sports. In fact, Canadians have even been known to go to some bizarre extremes when the weather turns polar.
Can technology save us from global warming? The following infographic seeks to educate one about global warming issues and proposed solutions by various scientists.
While many American adults enjoy the perk of owning a car, as they pull out of their garage, they overlook one mode of transportation that may very well serve as not only an alternative mode of transportation, but also a key to a healthy life. Quicken Loans has created an infographic that illustrates how adding two-wheeled transport to your repertoire can benefit not only you, but the environment and your wallet.
Americans waste a lot of food, and Part Select has created an infographic entitled “Keepin’ it Fresh”, detailing how food waste is impacting our environment, and how you can do your part to reduce the amount of food you throw out. For example, 40 percent of our food goes uneaten, costing $165 billion per year. If we were able to reduce losses by just 15%, we would save enough to feed 25 million Americans.
Japan consumes 4.7M barrels of oil per day. China consumes 10.2M barrels per day. The United States, consuming roughly 18.5M barrels per day, dwarfs it’s closest competitors by a margin of over 3M barrels of oil per day. To state the obvious: As the biggest consumers of fossil fuels worldwide, Americans need to take a look at their patterns of consumption, and see where they can cut down.
Did you know that charities can arrange to quickly and conveniently dispose of your gas guzzler? Proceeds are donated to your favorite charity. There is a growing demand for steel as manufacturers have become more efficient at using recycled materials in new cars. Learn more in this infographic from DonateCarUSA.
Bamboo, which is actually a type of grass, has a wide array of benefits that can be used to make everything from building materials to high quality bamboo clothing. Therefore it is no surprise that it is quickly becoming the most popular material in the green retail market. Not only it is one of the most sustainable and renewable materials on the planet but it is also one of the most versatile materials in the world.
You may have seen the movie The Moon however unless your one of a few astronauts who have actually been there, it’s likely that you haven never been to the moon. Thus, learn more about the moon with this infographic.
Industrial dust control is used to prevent hazardous situations like dust explosions. It is more common than you think. See how this serious hazard can be prevented in this infographic.