Use Social Media to Save Mother Earth

Simple tricks could save the Earth a lot.

By Eileen Marable
|  Saturday, Apr 21, 2012  |  Updated 8:35 AM PDT
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Use Social Media to Save Mother Earth

Simple tricks can help save the Earth a lot on Earth Day.

It's a simple but powerful concept. If everyone devoted just some of the time and energy they devote to social media to making changes in our behavior, we could change the planet.

Whether it's using social media to spread green ideas, or simply asking everyone one of the millions that use various social platforms to adopt a green practice for a day the change could be staggering.

Need an example? If all Twitter users shut down their computers for an hour it would be like taking 9,128 cars off the road every year.

Recyclebank, a company that provides rewards to green consumers is behind the eye-opening infographic below. It's pretty revealing about about the impact we could have.

To do our part, I've done a character count on the Twitter stat and it's under 142 characters. We've laid it out for you so go ahead and cut, paste and pass it along:

If all Twitter users shut down their computers for an hour it would be like taking 9,128 cars off the road every year.

Recyclebank, via Mashable

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