Environmental Infographics

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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Why Build Green?

Green building is smart building. Aside from their obvious benefit to the environment, green buildings deliver financial savings, are more comfortable, healthier, return higher productivity rates and have higher resale values. See this infographic by Green Building Canada for a quick look at why building green makes so much sense.

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Going Green: Why Construction Sites Should Recycle

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.

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Go Green! The Bountiful Benefits of Responsible Recycling

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 shows you more.

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Hurricane Vs. House

Catastrophic weather is no joke. Some people lose everything, including loved ones, and have to rebuild their lives from scratch. Our friends at Bluhomes know how tough it can be and are offering a discount to those affected by the very recent Hurricane Sandy.

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How To Be Green When Printing Plastic Cards

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.

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The Deadliest U.S. Hurricanes

Hurricanes kill an average of 17 people in the United States every year. But some storms claim much higher death tolls than others. What are the chances that you will sustain a personal injury or worse during a hurricane? Learn more with the following infographic by Total Injury.

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Buzzing Off: How Dying Bees Affect You

Since the mid 2000s, honey bees have been mysteriously disappearing all throughout the world, leaving the future of much of the world’s food supply in question. The decline of bees could have an enormous impact on the environment, which is dependent on the insects for pollination.

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The Potential of the Bakken Region

North Dakota’s Bakken Shale is providing a wealth of new oil production to the U.S., along with bountiful economic activity. The Bakken could be producing as much as a million barrels per day by 2020, and extraction of this oil is benefiting the region and the country through the creation of thousands of jobs and the generation of substantial revenues from taxes and royalties.

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