Many people think that my quest to reduce my impact on the earth is meaningless, yet this illustrates how, over time, individuals and families generate an incredible amount of waste. 122 pounds a month for a family of four, to be exact. And this is just edible waste. Think about all of our waste. Think about over a lifetime. Think about a neighborhood. Think about a city. Think about a country. Small changes can make a big impact.
Friday, February 17, 2012
The graphic below is a great visual to show one of the things I'm trying to avoid by living sustainably: