Water consumption for making coffee includes: Water to grow Sugar, Coffee beans and for Milk Production.
Water consumption for 1 parking ticket includes: Pulping and bleaching paper. Though some water gets
re-circulated during the process, much of it is taken from water sources that get polluted by factory waste
Water consumption for making 1 bottle includes: Water for
transportation, the energy usage at the factory and more...
Water consumption for making one bar of chocolate includes: Water to grow cocoa,
sugar and soy, plus watering the cow that produces the milk as well
Water consumption for one pair of jeans includes: Water for growing the cotton,
stitching and bleaching the jeans, and then washing them once you have bought them.
Water consumption for making cheese includes: The water to grow cow
pasture, and throughout every stage of the cheese production process.
Water consumption for 1 year of fountain shows: Over 45 Million litres of water refill.
These numbers are based on estimated research, and are meant to promote awareness to
the ecological footprint we leave for the price of drinking your favorite latte in a shiny car.
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