Countries that allow sweatshops to proliferate also tend to have lax environmental laws. For example, the Hazaribagh district of Dhaka, which is the capital of Bangladesh, has about 200 leather tanneries that discharge 22,000 cubic meters of untreated liquid waste daily into rivers
Cell Phone Life Cycle - Over half of a phone’s negative environmental impacts occur during the manufacturing process. Each phone consists of 500 to components that must be shaped and fitted together in polluting factories
The paper industry cannot say that it is guilt free when it comes to environmental degradation. Paper bags actually take four times the amount of energy and twenty times the amount of fresh water needed to make plastic bags
The Tip of the Iceburg, Ralph A Clevenger - The image is a composite of four different photos: the iceberg top was shot in Antarctica; the iceberg bottom was shot in Alaska (and was taken above the water); and the sky and water shots are from California.