“Taking Responsible Actions to Reduce Our Water Footprints” – Review

Stephen Leahy provides some sobering information pertaining to our use of water. For example, the jeans that you are wearing took more than 7,600 litres of water to produce. According to Leahy “the average American’s ‘water footprint’ — the total amount of direct plus virtual freshwater use — is about 8,000 liters (2,115 gallons) per day…

While the statistics provided by the author can be somewhat depressing, he does include a section on “Water-saving Tips”. When it comes to our dependence on water, ignorance isn’t bliss. Once we are aware of how our day-to-day living impacts the world’s most precious resource we can start taking responsible actions to reduce our water footprints.

–Glenn Perrett Northumberland News 2014-10-09

Your Water Footprint:  The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use To Make Everyday Products

Published Nov 2014 Firefly Books  160 Pages, 125 Unique Infographics, only $19.95 Paperback (Also avail in hardcover) Order on Amazon In Canada:  Order on Chapters-Indigo In UK:  Order on WH Smith

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