- If everyone on the planet lived like the average American child, we’d need 5 planets to sustain them during their lifetime.
- The average cell phone user gets a new device every 18 months and in the US alone, more than 100 million cell phones are discarded each year.
- In North America, less than 1% of products are in use 6 months after purchase.
The statistics that I heard about consumption were staggering during last month’s trip to eBay for our Parent Panel Summit and according to J.D. Norton, head of eBay’s Green Team, “you don’t have to be the hippie who drives the Prius” to make being green be part of your life.
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