Environmental Infographics

Greenest Ways to Get Around

Want to do your part to help save the environment? Change the way you commute and you could make a huge difference! Check out the infographic below presented by CheapCarInsurance.net to learn about the greenest ways to get around.

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10 Reasons Why You’ll Be Buried Alive

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.

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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 Explosion: A Growing Concern

E-Waste Explosion: 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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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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