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Consumerism is the unquestioning acceptance of

    products, services and ideas that often benefit others
    yet provid...
Diapers
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    ◦ 4 per day
    ◦ 3796 in the period when he uses them




    Just for one toddler:
         1,9 pints of c...
Milk

    ◦ 13.056 pints per person in a lifetime
Food per american per lifetime:

        1.7 tons of pork
    ◦
        2.3 tons of chicken
    ◦
        1.3 tons of egg...
156 toothbrushes
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    389 toothpaste tubs
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    198 bottles of shampoo

    272 deodorant sticks
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    411 skin products...
1200 million cell phones in the world right now
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    125.000 cell phones are thrown away
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223 million tons of garbage every year
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    58 tons of garbage every day
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Houses
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    To make a house:
           64 trees to supply the wood
           15.5 tons of concrete
           510 m2 o...
680 tons of coal

Cars:

    ◦ 10,5 million liters of petrol are wasted every day to
      supply 30% of the cars.
1888,5 liters of water
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59 chewing gums
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450 minutes by car or public transports
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Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
Human Footprint
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Human Footprint

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Human Footprint

  1. 1. Consumerism is the unquestioning acceptance of  products, services and ideas that often benefit others yet provide one with only a residue of things that in the end, lead to financial weakness, family disharmony and a weakened nation.
  2. 2. Diapers  ◦ 4 per day ◦ 3796 in the period when he uses them Just for one toddler: 1,9 pints of crude oil 715 lbs of plastic 4,5 trees
  3. 3. Milk  ◦ 13.056 pints per person in a lifetime
  4. 4. Food per american per lifetime:  1.7 tons of pork ◦ 2.3 tons of chicken ◦ 1.3 tons of eggs or 19.826 eggs ◦ 10 lbs of potatoes or 20,000 potatoes ◦ 4,4 loaves of bread or 87,000 slices ◦ 43,371 cans of soda ◦
  5. 5. 156 toothbrushes  389 toothpaste tubs  198 bottles of shampoo  272 deodorant sticks  411 skin products  37 flasks of perfume  20 lipsticks (in girl’s case) 
  6. 6. 1200 million cell phones in the world right now  125.000 cell phones are thrown away 
  7. 7. 223 million tons of garbage every year  58 tons of garbage every day 
  8. 8. Houses  To make a house: 64 trees to supply the wood 15.5 tons of concrete 510 m2 of interior materials 114 L of paint a huge number of electrical devices Every year 1,5 millions of houses are built! 
  9. 9. 680 tons of coal 
  10. 10. Cars:  ◦ 10,5 million liters of petrol are wasted every day to supply 30% of the cars.
  11. 11. 1888,5 liters of water 
  12. 12. 59 chewing gums 
  13. 13. 450 minutes by car or public transports 

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