Nov 8, 2022
We Earthlings

Did you know that making one pound of cane sugar uses 25 gallons of water? With water scarcity already affecting 40% of the world’s population, we need to consider where we may be wasting this vital resource. And by being aware of the environmental and social costs of the things we consume, we can make more informed choices. Do you know your diet’s water footprint?

Data source: The Hidden Environmental Cost of Added Sugars

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water footprint of cane sugar


This poster was originally published on August 24, 2021.

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