Running the Numbers


Running the Numbers

Running the Numbers

We found some great photos and information at The pictures show how many plastic bottles the US disposes of every five minutes.

An American Self-Portrait
by Photographer/artist Chris Jordan
Plastic Bottles, 2007

plastic bottles

Partial Zoom

Depicts two million plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the US every five minutes.

Plastic Bottles

Actual Size

There are also great images of how many paper bags we use, office paper, aluminum cans, logos and more. It is pretty eye opening and upsetting. Check it out at

images courtesy of

One Response to “Running the Numbers”

  1. […] got over buying bottled water but it took some time. Now I carry a re-fillable container around. Click Here if you would like to see where all of those bottles end […]

Leave a Reply


themeforestWhat People are Saying

" My husband started an aquaponics system in our yard and not only is it a sustainable way to grow vegetables, it is fun to watch."

Lyndsey Cauthen
Particle Clothing

themeforestGet Informed:

Join Our Mailer:

Find out what is going on behind the scenes and in your neck of the woods!

Click Here to Join our Mailer

© Copyright 2012 All Rights Reserved - Born Activist - Practical Resources for Life