What happens when you donate a Vehicle? [Infographic]

If you have a needless truck, car or any other type of vehicle that’s outlived its usefulness, you have several options. You could try to sell it yourself, but depending on the car’s state, that could be easier said than done. You could have the car scrapped, like the approximately 12 million cars that are discarded each year to be recycled — but you probably won’t receive much of a return on your investment that way, and it isn’t the most environmentally friendly choice. Donating your car to charity, however, can be a great way to rid yourself of an unnecessary car no matter what state it’s in, while also possibly getting something back in the form of a tax deduction. But before you consider donating your car, it’s important to know what will most likely happen to your vehicle once you turn it over to the nonprofit of your choice.

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The Advantages of Sustainable Manufacturing

A large and growing number of manufacturers are realizing substantial financial and environmental benefits from sustainable business practices. Sustainable manufacturing is the creation of manufactured products through economically-sound processes that minimize adverse environmental impacts while conserving energy and natural resources.

Sustainable manufacturing also enhances employee, community and product safety. Here are 5 reasons why companies are pursuing sustainability:

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Plants that improve your Health and Home [Infographic]

From lavender to lemongrass, rosemary to aloe vera, plants can do wonders for our wellbeing, emotion and the environment around us. This cheat sheet has compiled the favourite outdoor and indoor plants renowned for improving both our health and our homes, and also you can learn to grow them yourself!

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Smoking’s Effect on the Environment [Infographic]

We all know that smoking is harmful to the human body, but there is actually a second damaging side to smoking and cigarettes. Both cigarette smoke itself and the waste from cigarettes can have a major impact on the environment. In this piece, we’ll take a look at just how much damage smoking does on the environment and highlight some off the shocking statistics surrounding recklessly discarded cigarette butts too.

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The Cost of Wasted Food [Infographic]

At a time when the global economy is producing more food and making a greater profit than at any time in history, one could be forgiven for thinking that the issue of feeding the global population is yesterday’s news. However, both in the UK and across the world, we are wasting more food than ever before.

This has a huge financial cost and an even greater implication for humans, animals and the planet itself.

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