One Way to Leave Planet Earth in Better Shape

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UPDATED: Feb 25, 2020

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In honor of Earth Day 2010, we have a suggestion for you that will help save a little wear and tear on the Blue Planet. How about applying for term life insurance using a paperless application process complete with an electronic signature? If you are in need of coverage and feeling a little green, why not get started?

Here are some interesting facts about the third planet from the sun:

  • Age: Approximately 3-5 billion years old
  • Circumference: 24,901.5 miles
  • Diameter: Almost 8,000 miles
  • Weight: An estimated 6,585,600,000,000,000,000,000 tons
  • Highest Point: Mt. Everest, 29,028 feet above sea level
  • Lowest Point: The Dead Sea, 1,302 feet below sea level
  • Composed of 70% water and 30% land

Did You Know?

  • Plastics and aluminum take approximately 500 years to degrade.
  • Cotton, paper, and organic materials take six months to degrade.


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