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426,000 c 0 cell phones discarded daily.

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200,000 cigarette packs, the same 00 numb of Americans who die mber every six months due to smoking.

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Set-up of thousands of small pictures, showing the s traces of 11,000 planes, the number of commercial es, flights taking plac in the U.S. every 8 hours. lace

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170,000 batteries are pro roduced every 15 minutes.

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65,000 cigarettes. The num umber of Americans under 18 that start smoki king every month.

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1 million of plas lastic cups trashed every six hou in commercial flights. ours

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60,000 plastic bags, discarded every 5 seconds. d

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2 million plastic bottles, dumped every 5 minutes.

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These pictures are part of the exhibit re "Running the Numbe bers, an American Self Portait", of photogra grapher Chris Jordan, highlighting the mill illions of objects that accumulate in the planet, e well beyond our sight. nd The numbers mentio tioned were obtained from the quantities of waste discarded only in the Unit States. nited Imagine what world figures are! wo

Environment degradation is a ental cumulative effect of the actions ee each one of us takes... eac Therefore, the solution also lies , th within each one of us. wit Help our planet! Think before you use! Th Redu duce, reuse, recycle«
GIA ± Grup de Impacto Ambiental upo
Adaptado de: Superinteressante, Edição 247, Dez/2007. de Fotos: www.chrisjordan.com

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