What You Need to Consider to Build a Family Disaster Kit #infographic

Lately, the world has suffered several catastrophes such as hurricanes, terrorist attacks, earthquakes or floods. As you can see in the news, natural and man-made disasters are not as uncommon as we would like to think. That’s why you should always be prepared beforehand to handle an emergency, since once it has started, it is already too late.

To be ready when tragedy hits is essential that you have devised a plan. That way everyone in your family will know what to do and where to go. Nonetheless, it may not be that easy to get away from danger, and sometimes emergency services can take a while to get to the scene. Therefore, you should have an emergency kit with you.

In this infographic, Survivor’s Fortress lists must-have items to keep in an emergency kit such as water, food, first aid kit, etc. However, you must always keep in mind to readjust your supplies according to your family’s needs. You know, it is always better to be safe than sorry!

What You Need to Consider to Build a Family Disaster Kit

An infographic by Survivor’s Fortress.

Let’s Manage Our Water Resources #Infographic #WaterResources

The Earth consists of 60% water! That’s a lot, right? Think again! We can use only about 1% of all the water on earth. So let’s manage our water resources.

Water resources are the most essential component on earth to have any form of living, and it’s important that we take care to manage this resource wisely. There are many different challenges we face to ensure that everyone has access to fresh water, from pollution to outright water scarcity in some areas around the world. Most people don’t know the statistics, and how much water is actually available for use, so we created an infographic explaining why water resource management is critical to our future.

An infographic by RPM Drilling & Mining Resources.

Easy Eco-Friendly Home Ideas #Infographic #Ecology #Design

Brought to you by leading Australian designer furniture company Brosa, this infographic compiles together 6 easy eco-friendly ideas for any home. Brosa is a big supporter of sustainable home designs and having a lighter impact on the environment. After all, a green home can reduce your carbon footprint and help you become more self-sufficient.

With a more eco-friendly home design, you could also save on electricity costs through such things as heating and cooling. Or if you invest in a water tank or a recycled gray water system, you could save on your water bill.

So without further ado, here are 6 eco-friendly design ideas to keep in mind when you play homemaker. Alternatively, scroll down to read more information on each tip. Don’t delay. Start making these great changes today and savor the difference you’re having on the planet.

An infographic by Brosa.

North American Butterflies #Infographic #Butterflies

Nature sure has some beautiful things to offer, one of them is the amazing variety of butterflies you may encounter. Because there are so many varieties, they can be sometimes difficult to identify when you spot them. From different patterns and wing sizes to colors on wings and even transparency; there are many things that make each type of butterfly unique.

Wouldn’t it be nice if one day, while out exploring nature with your kids, you could have a good idea of how to identify all the beautiful butterflies you could come across? Even better, wouldn’t it be cool to know what some of their favorite flowers and foods are or how about specific places to find them?

This handy graphic and guide takes a look at 23 different butterflies that can be found all around in various spots of North America and what types flowers and food they love. Very useful for an outdoor adventure with the kids!

An infographic by Avas Flowers.

Cleaning Products You Already Have at Home #Infographic #Cleaning #Eco

Have you ever made any statistic about how much money you spend on cleaning detergents on an annual basis? Well, the numbers will be probably higher than expected. However, there is a straightforward and frugal way to maintain clean and organized home with products you already have at your place.

You could really work wonders with some baking soda, white vinegar, and lemon juice. It is not only eco-friendly, harmless for your family and cheaper, but actually a very efficient way of cleaning. For example, use a mixture of white vinegar and baking soda or bleach and lemon juice to flawlessly clean your carpet, hard floor, windows, drains, upholstery and whatever else you need cleaned around the house.

By using the products in this infographic and your imagination, you could make some great combinations that will surprise you with their effectiveness. So why keep wasting more for chemicals and store-bought cleaners when you already have it all at your fingertips?

An infographic by Cleaners Cleaning.