Every day we are using resources and producing waste. We put a great deal of strain on the earth, so it’s important for all of us to understand our impacts and learn what we can do to live more eco-friendly lives.
The average American household consumes over 100,000 gallons of water and generates over 22 tons of carbon dioxide each year. The United States is responsible for 21% of carbon dioxide emissions, yet we have less than 5% of the world’s population. We can and must adopt a more eco-friendly way of living if we are to have a promising future.
To learn more about any of the following resources or wastes, just click on each topic in the table below or use the navigation to the left.