Tips on Dumpster Diving [Infographic]

Click to Enlarge ImageFrom Trash to Treasure: The Dos and Don’ts of Successful Dumpster Diving | ecogreenloveInfographic by CustomMade

While some people spend the early morning hours asleep, partying, or getting ready for work, other people around the world pursue a slightly less conventional activity: digging through trash.

Why, you might ask, would someone enthusiastically subject themselves to the often disgusting sights and smells on the inside of a dumpster or in the middle of a trash heap? Turns out, these intrepid dumpster divers are on to something. Read on to learn what dumpster diving is all about and how you can take advantage of the wonderful treasure that is other people’s trash.

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The Problem with Water [Infographic]

The Problem with Water [Infographic] | ecogreenloveby PJ Dore

783,000,000 people don’t have access to safe fresh water. The total volume of water on Earth is 97.5% salt water, and just 3.5% fresh water. And still, to produce 1 car it takes about 30,000L of water.

We clearly have a water problem… Let’s conserve our resources!

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Every Drop Counts [Infographic]

Every Drop Counts [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

by Nature’s Water Ltd.

“On average the world’s population is growing by 80 million people a year, this increases demand for freshwater by about 64 million cubic metres a year. Competition for this water exists all over the world and its vital we make a few easy, everyday changes to help reduce water wastage in our homes and workplaces.”

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Ways to Green the Food Supply Chain [Infographic]

 

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With energy efficiency on everyone’s mind in the last few years, experts are looking into ways to make the general food chain more ecologically conscious as well.

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GreenHab your Office [Infographic]

Originally Published on Café Quill

Because a picture-and statistics-speak a thousand words, Café Quill created this handy visual guide (you can print on recycled paper, of course) to all-things green office supplies and services for your business. Read on to find easy ways to make a huge difference in how your office effects the environment. From c02 emissions and water heating, to paper use efficiency and lighting, here’s everything that plays a part in your company’s carbon footprint. We’ve made it easy to read and now it’s all in one place, for your reference at any time.

While we don’t want to ruin the fun of reading it for yourself, you’ll find topics such as recycling printer ink and toner, and simple ways to conserve energy all day long. When it comes to cleaning and lavatory essentials, switching to green cleaning supplies, recycled toilet paper and paper towels and ordering products in bulk takes little effort but will have positive effects on your inside office, as well as the environment outside, too.