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.
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.
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.
TheJunkGuys presents the following infographic that aims at bringing out the big picture of trash in North America and why it becomes imperative to dispose it off properly. This picture is painted by using statistics on garbage and trash production in North America and brings to light some interesting facts about garbage such as harmful chemical components and cost of disposing off the trash.
Have you ever heard of “zero waste” packaging? Learn what it means to be “zero waste” & discover its many benefits to the environment in this infographic created by the folks at Be Green Packaging Store.
Producing more trash than any other country in the world, America throws away more than 500 billion pounds of trash per year, with each person throwing a stunning 4.4 pounds of trash away per day. Did you know that 1 plastic bottle takes 700 years to begin composting? Read on to discover more shocking facts in the “10 Reasons Why You’ll be Buried Alive” infographic from KirbyBuilt.
Thinking of throwing out your old cell phone? Maybe you should check it first for the metals embedded in the electronics. This infographic from 911 Metallurgist has more information on ‘urban mining’.
In 2010, the United States disposed of some 2,439,000 tons of waste generated from electronic devices. 649,000 of these tons were recycled, while an astounding 1,790,000 were thrown in landfills or incinerated. These disused electronics have come to be referred to colloquially as “E-Waste.” Learn more about this topic in the following infographic by MetroFax Blog.
Electronic waste is a growing problem in the UK and throughout the world. The precious metals and toxic materials inside cell phones must be handled properly. It is important for cell phone users to dispose of and recycle their devices responsibly and ethically.Learn more about these issues in the following infographic from Mobiles2Money.
It’s no secret that construction projects produce a lot of waste. If your firm practices smart waste management, you can recycle asphalt, concrete, plastics, glass, and much more. This infographic from Rent Dumpsters has more information about recycling and its benefits.
The amount of lumber used to build homes in the U.S. each year could stretch around the circumference of the Earth 120 times. If construction companies start to recycle materials like lumber, we can drastically reduce our country’s waste production. This waste management and recycling infographic from RentDumpsters.com shows you more.
Recycling is an amazing thing, when it works. Unfortunately when it comes to plastic cards there’s a slight problem. Not all plastic gets recycled. Normally only bottles made from PET and HDPE are recycled. Most municipal facilities are simply not capable of recycling other types of plastic. So with plastic cards, the key is to get the printing right.
In the infographic below by Ecologist New, learn some interesting eco home facts. Domestic energy plays an important role in the overall energy consumption. It also holds a major share in the use of energy sources that exist. Starting from wood, kerosene, solid fuel, petroleum and natural gas to electricity, we use different kinds of energy sources to run the many appliances and also to meet the growing energy needs of our home.
As home and business owners become increasingly aware of the benefits of recycled wood products, Viridian Wood Products is often asked about the best places to find quality reclaimed wood. To help answer the question of where our wood is salvaged from – and how it ends up getting made into reclaimed wood flooring, paneling and tabletops – they’ve created the following visualization showing how our reclaiming process works.