Chapter 6 mentions the growing problem of waste that consumers create. In the fast-fashion, trendy society that we live in, clothing is often thrown away before it lives its full lifespan. This info-graph better depicts what happens to fabric when it is thrown away.
Graphene can be synthesized from graphite to create the thinnest, strongest, and most conductive material known today. Researchers are currently studying the applications of graphene to computing, materials, energy, and optics. Potentially, graphene could make everything smaller, stronger and more ecologically sustainable. [Graphene: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/graphene/]