The hidden cost of what we consume

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Virtual water footprint of goods

The average person in the UK uses 150 litres of water each day for drinking, cleaning and washing

Huge amounts of water are often used to produce the food and drink we eat, and clothes we wear. These products are often produced in countries already suffering from drought or water stress.

Date sourced from: www.WaterFootprint.org

See a map of the Britain's virtual water footprint (Guardian)





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