Interesting facts on environment

Environmental Facts - Eco-Cycle

Environmental Facts Facts and Figures to Inspire Action toward Zero Waste CATEGORIES Consumption Wasting Recycling Saves Landfills & Incinerators Toxins General Environment Climate Change Colorado CONSUMPTION In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. U.S. EPA, 2009.

November 22nd,2019

Sustainability Facts - Sydney Local Health District

Sustainability Facts By 2021 Australians could save more than $600 million on our water and energy bills just by using more water efficient appliances and products. The amount of water we can save by then is about 800,000 megalitres which is more than the whole of Sydney Harbour.

November 22nd,2019

Facts on Desertification - Facts on Health and the Environment

Facts on Desertification A Summary of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Desertification Synthesis. What is desertification? Desertification is the persistent degradation of dryland ecosystems by variations in climate and human activities. Home to a third of the human

November 22nd,2019

The Facts about Nutrient Pollution - US EPA

The Facts about Nutrient Pollution Nutrient Pollution: The Numbers 15,000 Estimated number of water bodies in the United States impaired* by nutrients 101,000 Miles of rivers and streams impaired* by nutrients in the United States** 3,500,000 Acres of lakes and reservoirs impaired* by nutrients in the United States**

November 22nd,2019

QUICK FACTS ON WASTE MANAGEMENT LITTER

QUICK FACTS ON WASTE MANAGEMENT . LITTER . Litter and illegal dumping have environmental, social and economic effects. • Social/Human health impacts: oIt is unsightly and can be smelly and dirty. oCan promote the transmission of disease. E.g. Tyres and containers can provide perfect places for mosquitos to breed.

November 22nd,2019

Environmental Facts - Eco-Cycle

Environmental Facts Facts and Figures to Inspire Action toward Zero Waste CATEGORIES Consumption Wasting Recycling Saves Landfills & Incinerators Toxins General Environment Climate Change Colorado CONSUMPTION In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. U.S. EPA, 2009.

November 22nd,2019

Top Ten Facts about Plastic Bags in our Oceans

Top Ten Facts about Plastic Bags in our Oceans 1) Americans use more than 100 billion plastic bags each year, more than 300 bags per person per year. 2) Plastic bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, but a single plastic bag has a life expectancy of up to 1,000 years.

November 22nd,2019

Radiation: Facts, Risks and Realities

environment. This booklet provides basic facts about . radiation science, as well as information on the risks and realities of radiation exposure. 2 What is Radiation? Radiation is energy. It can come from unstable atoms or it can be produced by machines. Radiation travels from its source in the form of energy waves or