Talk about it in numbers …
The quantity of raw materials extracted from the planet
tripled in 40 years
The volume of raw materials extracted increased from 22 billion tonnes in 1970 to 70 billion tonnes in 2010.
Source « Global material flows and resource productivity 2016 » – PNUE
7 months and 2 days
In 2017, the man consumed all the resources that the planet can renew in one year in just 7 months and 2 days. The "Earth Overshoot Day", calculated each year by the Global Footprint Network, was established in 2017 on 2 August. A date that arrives earlier and earlier each year, and that was still estimated at October 1 in 2000. (Global Footprint Network)
Every gesture counts, in the office too…
In France, 13 million of us (1 active in 2) work in an office, 200 days a year.
120 TO 140 KG PER YEAR
the amount of waste produced by a tertiary sector employee, 75% of which
Only 20% of papers discarded at the office are recycled. We recycle 41% at home.
The CO2 emissions of 200,000 cars could be avoided each year by recycling paper (390,000 tonnes of CO2). *
* « éco-responsable au bureau » ADEME – juin 2017