Shocking Facts About Factory Farming Vs. Sustainable Farming – Infographic
Our infographic, “Shocking Facts About Factory vs. Sustainable Farming” we compare impacts on the environment, fossil fuel, health, animal welfare, waste, transportation, and more. Our infographic is loaded with interesting facts such as, small scale farms use 60% less fossil fuel than industrial farms. Since factory farms and slaughterhouses are highly unsanitary, this contributes to 5,000 deaths from food borne illnesses a year in the U.S. At the same time, sustainable farms produce foods without hazardous chemicals, leading to food with higher levels of antioxidants which can help fight against cancer. Factory farms pollute the air, land, and water with millions of gallons of animal waste. During the ‘90s animal waste polluted 35,000 miles of rivers in 22 states. As far as food transportation goes, a single unit train takes 200 trucks off of highways, and food from factory farms travels by truck, wasting 2.3 billion gallons of fuel per year. A to Z Solutions is committed to helping create a sustainable world in many ways, for example, using rail instead of truck for produce transportation. Share this infographic with your friends, or copy the embed code below to put this image on your website.
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