The Environmental Impact Of Chewing Gum [Infographic]

The Environmental Impact Of Chewing Gum [Infographic]

If you live anywhere near people and sidewalks, you’ve probably seen pieces of old chewing gum stuck to the pavement.

And whether you use chewing gum or not, it’s obvious that there’s a problem when 80%-90% of chewing gum isn’t disposed of properly.

So, what the heck happens to that gum stuck on the road, and what might be some of its environmental impacts?

Check out this infographic by CustomMade, which shows exactly what happens to gum after you throw it on the ground.

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Wow! I truly had no idea that there were more eco-friendly gum options. It’s one of my bad habits, and I’m happy to see that there are some better choices than what I’m currently doing.

    1. Glad to see you enjoyed this post and infographic, Jackie.

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