Nov 16, 2015 / 0 comment / Blog Editor / Category: Uncategorized @au-nz The Wastefulness of Humans We recently wrote about the wastefulness that is forced on the marine industry. This got us thinking about the other ways we’re wasteful. So we crunched some numbers and created this infographic. Some of these statistics might shock you. wastefulness_infographics_UPD wastefulness_infographics_UPD Sources http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/10/28/241419373/how-much-water-actually-goes-into-making-a-bottle-of-water http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/10/28/241419373/how-much-water-actually-goes-into-making-a-bottle-of-water http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/t4890e/t4890e03.htm http://www.brake.org.uk/events/15-facts-a-resources/facts/794-motorwayspeeds http://www.greenecoservices.com/how-much-water-does-it-take/ http://www2.oakland.edu/biology/lindemann/spermfacts.htm http://www.potato.org.uk/sites/default/files/GB%20Potatoes%20Market%20Intelligence%202014-15.pdf http://www.fruitnet.com/fpj/article/159884/potatoes-are-one-of-most-wasted-foods http://www.seashepherd.org/reef-defense/marine-debris.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2014/03/10/taxpayers-lost-105-million-on-pennies-and-nickels-last-year/* http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/fishing/ http://www.worstpolluted.org/files/FileUpload/files/Artisanal%20Gold%20Mining http://francepet.com *There are 40.5 million potatoes produced each year in the UK. Based on figures from Potato.org that say 5.7mt of potatoes produced annually on average. This assumes an average weight of 6.5oz per potato and 5426 potatoes per tonne. Share this Post! About the Author : Blog Editor 0 Comment Leave a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Comment: Name: Email: Website: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.