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If all the water on Earth could fill in a bucket, only a tea spoon of it would be potable.
60% of the water in Mexico is employed to the agriculture.
Every liter of gas consumed produces 11 kg of CO2 to the atmosphere.

A green roof generates 60% less heat than a traditional roof with insulation.

Our planet is mostly covered by water, only 3% is potable and 2% is found frozen.

From the total of drinkable water that a country consumes, 40% ends up as sewage and 35% as greywaters.

A property equipped with ecological systems, as solar energy, water recycling, green roof, water savers, etc, increases its value from a 15% to a 20%.

We need to plant 6 trees and keep them alive for 30 years to compensate our air consumption.
1 m2 of green roof generates the air that one person consumes in one year, holds 130 grams of dust per year, and filtrates 30kg of harmful gases in one year
1,500 bottles are thrown to the trash every second.
507 tons of garbage has been thrown into dumps by the time you end up reading this.
A green roof can hold up to 40 liters per m2 in a natural way.
20% of the population consumes the 80% of the resources.
A green roof increases the life of a property up to 30%.
The sun produces in one hour what the world can in one year.
Three-fourths of the fishery resources are exhausted.
Protect your heater with an insulating cover, will reduce 400kg of CO2 per year.
Global Warming will represent an increase of 4.5ºC and the sea level will raise 10cm this century.
80% of the energy comes from fossils fuel. In Mexico, only the 3.3% of the energy is renewable.
During the useful life of each 100kwh photovoltaic system, you prevent the emission of 84 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere
Brushing your teeth with the water flowing consumes 15 liters, but if you do not let the water run you will be consuming just 0.9L.
Did you know that recycling one can of aluminum can save as much energy as to power a TV for 3.5 hours? To create a new aluminum can requires great quantities of raw materials (Bauxtia) that are not abundant in nature and that cause great pollution.
Replace incandescent light bulbs with low power lamps. For the same amount of light intensity, these lamps save up to 80% on energy and last about 8 times as long. Prioritize by first changing the lights that remain on for the longest time.
Buy eBooks and read them on an eBook reader. In this way, you save on paper consumption, ink, and also on the transportation of the book. With an eBook reader you can carry hundreds of books, which weight less than one paper book. You can also purchase eBooks straight from your computer and download it instantly.