Today, paper manufacturing produces over 400 million tons of paper and cardboard worldwide. But did you realize that in the U.S. over 90% of items shipped are packaged in cardboard? The demand for using cardboard as packaging material has made it the single largest waste product (by weight) in consumer trash and it is estimated […]
From facts about the world’s largest car shredder to statistics concerning the efficiency of automotive recycling, the following infographic provides a clear look at how environmental concerns are changing this industry for the better.
This video graphic, created by digital artist and software developer Lauri Vanhala, illustrates the incredible density of maritime traffic on the Baltic Sea and just how lucky the area is to have thus far avoided a serious environmental disaster. You can follow Lauri on twitter here: @lvanhala. Hat tip goes to Flowing Data.
Sea level is rising — and at an accelerating rate — especially along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico.