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Today is a series of facts based on real numbers. We purposely change the data to make a point and help bring home how small changes on a daily basis can help you live a more sustainable lifestyle. We cover topics such as waste, pollution, recycling, carbon emissions, plastic pollution, animal welfere and sustainability.
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Every single day. Every person in the world. On average, throws away 1.3 kg of waste. There are 7.5 billion people in the world now. This is unsustainable and cannot go on. Check out One Brown Planet toolkit for ideas on how to reduce your waste - TODAY http://www.onebrownplanet.com/sustainable-living-toolkit/zero-waste/

Zero Waste - The Journey Into Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - One Brown Planet

So far 38 Countries has either banned or taxed plastic bags totally or partially. This has resulted in an 80% reduction in those locations. But we don't need a ban to be in place to stop using plastic bags. We just need to be smart and say no. www.onebrownplanet.com

So far 38 Countries has either banned or taxed plastic bags totally or partially. This has resulted in an reduction in those locations. But we.

Everyday we get 2 new choices and no-one can take this away from us. What will you choose today? www.onebrownplanet.com

Everyday we get 2 new choices and no-one can take this away from us. What will you choose today? www.onebrownplanet.com

Today more than 1.4 billion disposable coffee cups will be thrown away. 0% of them will be recycled because they cannot be. What are you doing to reduce this? www.onebrownplanet.com

Facts: Coffee cups are NOT recyclable as they are lined with plastic. The paper used is NOT made from recycled paper as this is considered a.

Today over 40 million trees will be felled to provide us with products. What are you doing to reduce this? www.onebrownplanet.com

This year make it your goal to plant more trees.

Today over 300 marine animals will die as a direct result of plastic pollution. Now, more than 50% of all sea turtles in the world have eaten plastic. They are not able to tell the difference between plastic and jellyfish. And it is getting worse every year. Researchers at the Ellen Macarthur Foundation have found that by 2050 there could be more plastic in the ocean (by weight), than fish (Source: The New Plastics Economy). This could be up to an astonishing 900 million tonnes of plastic.

Today over 300 marine animals will die as a direct result of plastic pollution. Now, more than 50% of all sea turtles in the world have eaten plastic. They are not able to tell the difference between plastic and jellyfish. And it is getting worse every year. Researchers at the Ellen Macarthur Foundation have found that by 2050 there could be more plastic in the ocean (by weight), than fish (Source: The New Plastics Economy). This could be up to an astonishing 900 million tonnes of plastic.

Today 2 billion straws will be used and then thrown away. What are you doing to reduce this? www.onebrownplanet.com

Today 2 billion straws will be used and then thrown away. What are you doing to reduce this? www.onebrownplanet.com

Today 13 billion plastic bags will be thrown away! What are you doing to reduce this? www.onebrownplanet.com

Today 13 billion plastic bags will be thrown away! What are you doing to reduce this? www.onebrownplanet.com


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