10 More Infographic Reasons Why You Should Go Green

Posted to Visualization  |  Nathan Yau

In this day and age, we should all be thinking about how we can better conserve the environment, because if we don't, well you know, the planet will die. In a follow-up to my previous eco-friendly list, here are 10 more infographics and visualizations on going green.

How much water do you use? from GOOD

In this collaboration with Fogelson-Lubliner, GOOD shows how much water you actually use during your daily activities.


Where US Oil Comes From by Jon Udell

US oil comes from places you wouldn't normally expect.


Virtual Water by Timm Kekeritz

While you might see the water in the end product, it's still getting used.


Deja Poo from Wired

This nifty filtration setup lets you drink recycled toilet water.

Deja Poo

Track Energy Consumption with WattzOn

This is how much energy you're using per day.


Getting Around by Robert Di Ieso, Jr for GOOD Magazine

Do you know how much gas you use with various modes of transportation?


So Many a Second by Wouter Walmink

Putting the amount of garbage we produce in perspective.


Running the Numbers by Chris Jordan

Putting the amount of garbage we produce... from a different perspective.


Current State Concept Drawings

How you could start tracking your own carbon intake.


Complex Power Grid from NPR

Just how efficiently is energy distributed across the country?




Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

Jobs Charted by State and Salary

Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.

Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores

A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.

Pizza Place Geography

Most of the major pizza chains are within a 5-mile radius of where I live, so I have my pick, …