It’s no secret that humans are living beyond the means that the planet can sustainably provide – but did you know that on August 20th, 2013 we consumed all of the earth’s allotted resources for the entire year? International Business Guide just launched a new infographic that shows the staggering amounts of energy and food that countries around the world consume – and how much garbage we produce in the process. Check it out after the break!

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