02 Apr '11, 8pm

Curb Your Water Consumption Enthusiasm: Sometimes seeing information laid out in a stylish infographic helps us

Sometimes seeing information laid out in a stylish infographic helps us to process otherwise complicated data. This is especially true when it comes down to our own consumption habits -- when it's laid out before our eyes, we might just stop and pause before we make our next move, whether it’s throwing out the bag of rotten fruit into the trash instead of the compost or turning on the light in the bathroom when there’s already plenty of natural light. And one thing many of us are guilty of is wasting water by letting the tap drip or waiting too long to fix leaky sinks and running toilets. In anticipation for this year’s World Water Day , Visualizing.org, the global open platform for data visualization, teamed up with Circle of Blue , the leading news organization reporting global water challenges, to issue a call-out to designers, researchers and data experts to highlight ...

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