Consumers, nowadays, are focusing on buying greener products. Sustainability is a very popular term among millennials. This concern for the environment has led to many advances and technological breakthroughs. However, there are many issues left which we need to address. This is particularly the case when it comes to our methods of production. Factories are amongst the primary causes of pollution. Unless they become eco-friendly factories, there’s no hope for any respite. Some changes are easy but even though others may be trickier and more expensive to carry out, still they are essential for the planet’s future well-being.
Electric cars seem to be the answer to reduced emissions due to transportation. Electric cars have been touted as the ‘zero emission’ vehicles on the road, which would reduce pollution and global warming. The rising temperature of the planet is a cause of concern and there are many new technologies coming up to reduce it, including electric cars. Governments of many countries are convinced it is the most environment-friendly solution and have set deadlines for their countries to be completely ‘completely electric vehicle’ countries. But are electric cars really as good as they are claimed? Let’s find out the complete story behind electric cars:
To the average person, the ideas of manufacturing and environmental awareness do not seem to go well together. Seldom will someone describe manufacturing as environmentally friendly or clean. This is due to the fact that the manufacturing industry has been held accountable for numerous environmental crises that we currently face. But recent events and the changes some corporations made have seen a shift in how manufacturing operates. Going green is now taking precedence in the industry and more and more companies are boarding the ‘green’ wagon.
Before emptying trash, have you ever thought of the amount of food that is being wasted by you per day! As per the surprising figure reported by a survey; an average household creates 1.28 pounds of daily waste that can be equated with almost 14% of the entire family’s food purchase. It is still more shocking to know that, almost 95% of your daily thrown food waste is either a part of the landfill or combustion facilities; wherein the rotting food releases methane gas that is 25% more potent than C02 to produce green house effect.
Do you remember the last time you didn’t ask for the plastic bag? I am sure; it would not be as fresh as yesterday’s story. The info graphic here focuses more on the facts & figures about how exactly we have been making use of plastics and how exactly it is affecting us and the environment.
Pollution has become an important issue in China. Pollution has increased manifolds since China has industrialized. This has caused widespread health and environment problems in this country. The people have now become more aware of this problem and want a solution to it.
A Connecticut based company owned by Phil Tepfer has launched an entire clothing range made of recycled plastic in an attempt to reduce the amount of plastic that keeps getting dumped in landfills every day. And ever since the inception of this idea in November 2009, the company has recycled enough plastic to fill 8 football fields almost knee deep with the clothes created from this plastic.