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Infographic: Green Manufacturing Over Time

Infographic: Green Manufacturing Over Time | green infographics | Scoop.it

In the last decade alone, the worldwide demand for the manufacture of goods has risen, resulting in increased levels of C02 emissions in the world's atmosphere. In 2010, 33,000 tons of C02 released into the atmosphere as a result of manufacturing.


If we don't reduce this number, these greenhouse gases will change the world for good. So, what are companies doing in the way of green manufacturing? This infographic investigates this, while reviewing the numerous positives of turning to a deeper shade of green.

It also shares what consumers are saying to green companies, their demands for more sustainable products, and the promise of safety, health and energy saving and even during an economic downturn. Also indicated on this infographic is the increased power of consumers to make companies more eco-friendly, and manufacturers are now realizing the value of eco-friendly companies, contributing to a more sustainable shared future...

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Sponsored Infographic: Saving Water with Style

Sponsored Infographic: Saving Water with Style | green infographics | Scoop.it

Levi's has created a line of jeans which requires significantly less water to make.

As the first apparel company to require manufacturers to protect water quality and restrict the use of harmful chemicals, Levi's has helped ensure that water leaving its factories is cleaner than the water that comes in.

Continuing with their commitment to water consciousness, Levi's has created Water<less jeans, which requires significantly less water during the manufacturing process. Click on the infographic to learn more about how the company did it...

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America and the West’s dirty little secret

America and the West’s dirty little secret | green infographics | Scoop.it
By importing goods from polluting factories in Asia, Americans and others in developed countries underwrite carbon emissions...

 

This is a compelling question: are reductions in greenhouse gases best measured by production or consumption?  The question that this article is posing is essentially trying to find blame for greenhouse gas emmision, but thinking geographically, ponders where along the commodity chain should the bulk of the blame be placed.  What do you think?  


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Fisher Investments Infographic: The Engine That Could

Fisher Investments Infographic: The Engine That Could | green infographics | Scoop.it

America manufactures more than any other country, including China. What’s rising is manufacturing productivity, which means a smaller share of manufacturing employment. This infographic done with Fisher Investments, looks at the shrinking number of US employment in manufacturing.

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