Wednesday, December 23, 2009

|| Satyameva Jayate || » Nightmare at Noon: Thinking of Water Footprints

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    • 1 cup of coffee = 140 liters of water; 1 hamburger = 2400 ltrs of water!

      I was shocked to learn that if one included the amount of water needed in every part of the chain – i.e. water used to grow, pack and ship the beans – by the time it gets to our table, a cup of coffee has used up about 140 liters of water!

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