Most people agree that pollution is the dangerous thing destroying the planet. These illustrations by Eglė Plytnikaitė reveal how even our everyday routine hurts the Earth. Plastic from the bottles of water and coke end up polluting the oceans; cows that give us milk and meat pollute the atmosphere, and the list goes on.
The burning of fossil fuels helps the Arctic ice melt faster
“We are used to like our comfortable daily routine without even thinking how much does it cost to the planet,” she wrote on Bored Panda. “Unfortunately, destroying the planet means destroying ourselves, so the joke is on us – all the droughts, floods and extreme water and air pollution is our responsibility.”
Eglė Plytnikaitė is a Vilnius-based artist, who worked in sustainable architecture before starting a career as an illustrator.
CO2 emission causes tsunamis
Cutting the trees for the white and soft toilet paper hurts the forests
Plastic pollutes the water that we drink
Meat and dairy industry pollutes the air
Heating our homes heats the Earth as well
Irresponsible usage of electricity causes the floods