Our Transport footprint
Sizing the environmental footprint of what we eat
to design the Data Visualization Artwork "The Impact Sizer".
The Impact Sizer : Transport
Creative Data Visualization
of our transport footprint
combining 3 environmental impacts in one
How to interpret the Impact Sizer?
number of passengers
when we eat 1 :
Disclaimer: numbers can differ (strongly) per season/ country of origin but it gives some relevant indications.
Some tips to reduce the carbon footprint of your food:
1.Choose plant-based foods: Plant-based foods have a lower carbon footprint than animal-based foods because they require fewer resources to produce. Try to incorporate more fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes into your diet.
2. Buy local and seasonal produce: Choosing locally grown and seasonal produce reduces the carbon emissions associated with transportation and storage.
3. Avoid processed foods: Processed foods require more energy and resources to produce and typically have a higher carbon footprint. Choose whole foods that are minimally processed.
4. Reduce food waste: Food waste that ends up in landfills produces methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Plan your meals and buy only what you need. Use leftovers to make new meals or freeze them for later use.