Our planets environment is extremely unique in the ability that it has to sustain life form on it. Our evolution and the development of the technology that we have developed has empowered our lives in just about every aspect. The responsibility is on all of us on this planet to use technology to try to help protect our great environment from any further decline in the state that it is in. As a result of our indiscriminate use of Earth’s natural resources and with the development of things that we have created, like artificial substances such as plastic, we’ve already filled the planet’s land and it’s air with countless pollutants. The Earth’s climate change is a serious challenge to the ability of this great planet to sustain our lifes. Technological innovation that that we have seen lately has greatly enhanced our communications and our connectivity to other peopleREAD MORE!
We live in a very interesting and wonderful world with interesting things happening every day. Some of these things are wonderful and some are very alarming. Here at Future Libraries we thought that we would share some interesting facts about the Earth and it’s environment with you. Perhaps through sharing and education we can make a change for the better when it concerns the alarming facts as well as learn to enjoy the wonderful facts a bit more. The Facts: Only 1% of the worlds water supply is usable, 97% are the oceans and 2% is frozen. On average, ONE supermarket goes through more than 60,000,000+ paper bags every year! Earth’s tallest tree is a coast redwood tree in California, measuring at over 360 tall. The oldest trees in the world are 4,600+ year old Bristlecone pines located in the USA. Approximately 5READ MORE!
Composting is great for many different reasons but many people don’t compost because they just don’t know how to. Here are some better composting methods to learn how to compost easily.READ MORE!
We all live on this planet and it is up to each and every person and business to do their part to help make our natural resources last for future generations. A big part of making those natural resources last for future generations is recycling. Below, we’ve listed some quite interesting facts about recycling that many people don’t know. See what you can learn that you didn’t already know! Recycling facts that you may not know! The most wasted natural resource on Earth is water! The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day & around 1.5 tons of solid waste per year. A plant takes a minimum of 15 to 20 years to grow into a full size tree, however it only takes less than 10 minutes for that tree to be felled, and the average mature tree can yield approximately 700READ MORE!
Everyone has heard about the benefits of carpooling. Benefits like helping to produce less exhaust emissions to saving money on your vehicle’s fuel costs. These are some of the most well known reason why it is great to carpool, but there are also many other great reasons why carpooling makes good sense. Below are some other great reasons to carpool, some you may know or have thought of and others you might not have thought of. Check the list and see if you can find some of the other great benefits of carpooling that you might not have known or realized. If you know of some other great reasons to carpool that are not included on our list then please tell us about them with a reply at the bottom of the page and we can add it to our list. Some of the Great Reasons to CarpoolREAD MORE!