Environmental Infographics

Earth Day

It’s that time of year again — time to give our dear home, Mother Earth, some love. It’s sad that many people only recognize our world and the state it is in once a year. Want to know more about the place we call home? Check out this infographic from eReplacementParts.com for facts, history and scary statistics.

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What Is Your Greatest Footprint? (Carbon vs Water)

The average Irish citizen creates 4,855 cubic metres of CO2E per year. They also use 1,301 cubic metres of water per year, making their carbon footprint 3.75 times as big as their water footprint. This infographic from Calor Gas looks at ways to try and reduce these.

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50 Unbelievable Facts About Earth

50 Unbelievable Facts About Earth

You may have lived on Earth all your life, but how much do you really know about it? Did you know that Earth is the only planet in the Solar System with plate tectonics, or that the continents move 2cm every year? For more fascinating facts check out this infographic by Giraffe Childcare.

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Rainforest Facts

This infographic, created by Oakfurniture UK, provides all important facts you need to know about the worlds rainforests including information on why they are disappearing.

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E-Waste Explostion: A Growing Concern

E-Waste Explostion: A Growing Concern

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.

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Mobile Phone Recycling Facts

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.

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Solar Energy – Social and Economic Win Win for Canada

Solar Energy – Social and Economic Win Win for Canada

This infographic shows why the clean and renewable energy path is a better choice for Canadians than the traditional path. Learn how investing in Canada’s most abundant resource, sun, could result in more skilled jobs and better economic growth.

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Which Cities Are Embracing the Green Revolution?

With a growing awareness of the myriad of threats now facing modern society, an increasing emphasis is being placed on policies of sustainability, environmental protection, and green living. This battle is primarily fought in the world’s major cities; large urban centers such as these are responsible for the largest part of the pollution problem and therefore also have the power to make an enormous difference. This infographic from HouseTrip looks at what six of the world’s largest cities are doing in the name of going green.

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The Age-Old Battle: Star Wars vs. Star Trek

The battle wages on – that is between two of sci-fi’s most iconic franchises, Star Trek and Star Wars. It is s a battle that has been discussed by fans for over 30 years now. And with the recent news of J.J. Abrams accepting the director’s job on the next Star Wars film, the flames have been fanned.

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The Importance of Civil Engineering in Natural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

The Importance of Civil Engineering in Natural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

From developing technologies to help make building infrastructures stronger to the reconstruction efforts after a natural disaster, Civil Engineers play a crucial role in our society before and after hurricanes, tornados, floods, earthquakes, and blizzards. This infographic examines a the many roles they play and how important they are to each stage of natural disaster preparation and recovery.

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