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Do you know that

  • The average consumption of water in the autonomous community of Galicia is 129 liters per inhabitant per day, and in Spain it is 132 liters. (INE, National Institute of Statistics)
  • Acoustic pollution causes hypertension and cardiovascular diseases resulting in an estimated 10,000 premature deaths per year in Europe. (ESA, European Environment Agency)
  • Almost 20 million Europeans suffer the nuisance caused by environmental noise. (EEA, European Environment Agency)
  • Did you know that one liter of used industrial oil can contaminate one million liters of water (SIGAUS).
  • Almost a billion people around the world live without electricity (United Nations).
  • Almost 20 million Europeans suffer the nuisance caused by environmental noise (EEA, European Environment Agency).
  • The average consumption of water in the autonomous community of Galicia is 129 liters per inhabitant per day, and in Spain it is 132 liters (INE, National Institute of Statistics).
  • More than 800,000 people die each year around the world due to the pollution generated by the burning of coal (WWF).
  • Noise levels from road traffic above 55 dB affect about 125 million people that is one in four Europeans (EEA, European Environment Agency).
  • 16% of the water circulating in the municipal pipes - about 40,000 million liters - is lost due to breakdowns or leaks (INE, National Institute of Statistics).
  • At least 8 million Europeans suffer from sleep disturbances due to environmental noise (AEE, European Environment Agency).
  • Did you know that a PC contains 1.5 kg of Cu. If we take into account that 240 million PCs are sold each year, recycling these PCs would recover around 360,000 tons of Cu. The equivalent of producing a mine for a year ( Papelblog).
  • In the last 30 years we have lost three quarters of the floating ice sheet and 2016 has been the hottest year in history (Greenpeace).
  • Acoustic pollution causes more diseases than air pollution (ISGIobal, Institute of Global Health of Barcelona).
  • Did you know that in the world, 1,300 million people lack access to energy (Report Solutions Project, Stanford University).
  • Spaniards we drink about 120 liters of mineral water per head per year (Aneabe, National Association of Drinking Water Companies Packed).
  • 633 million people around the world live without access to improved drinking water (WHO and Unicef).
  • Spain spends about € 1 billion a year on bottled water (Aneabe, National Association of Packaged Drink Water Companies).
  • Did you know that in 2025 almost 10,000 Spanish wind turbines will exceed 20 years of existence, which is the estimated useful life of these facilities (aee)
  • Only 6% of the heating systems installed in Spanish homes are powered by renewable energy. 46% is gas or oil, 30% is electric and 17% is wood (ManoMano.es).
  • Spain spends 34 billion euros annually on importing petroleum products (Report Solutions Project, Stanford University).
  • Did you know that currently in Spain there are 20,292 wind turbines installed in 1,080 wind farms, with a total power of 23,000 MW (aee).
  • "La Jamais Contente" was the first road vehicle to reach 100 km / h. He did it with a 100% electric propulsion and a torpedo-shaped aerodynamic (Renault).
  • Approximately 324 liters of water are used to make 1 kg of paper (Ecoinventos).
  • Energy supply and consumption produces 79% of greenhouse gas emissions across the EU (European Court of Auditors).
  • People who base their diet on marine products (fish, molluscs, oysters and so on), ingest 11,000 small pieces or traces of plastic every year (Belgian University of Ghent).
  • The amount of plastic bottles bought on the planet is one million per minute (The Guardian).
  • In 2016, electric vehicles avoided the consumption of 17,800 barrels of oil per day (BNEF, Boomblerg New Energy Finance).
  • Climate change is the most worrisome problem in the world (Pew Research).
  • Spain doubled the share of renewable energy in its electricity mix in just 6 years, from 20.3% in 2007 to 40.4% in 2013. (REE)

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