Think “Water” Before You Buy

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Water Conservation

It takes water to make almost everything.  Behind that morning cup of coffee, there are 140 liters of water consumed to grow, produce, package, and ship the beans.  For a single hamburger, an estimated 2,400 liters of water are needed.  In the USA, the average person consumes nearly 7,000 liters of ‘virtual water’ every day. (source: Professor John Anthony Allan, Virtual Water Calculator)


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