Water is complex because it is linked to almost everything in the world. But complexity should not hinder understanding: Water is a precondition for human existence and for the sustainability of the planet.
WATER covers around more than 70% of the Earth's surface.
According to WHO and UNICEF, approximately 894 million people globally don’t have access to improved water sources.
Only 1 of 5 bottles is RECYCLED.
Behind every fruit, every meat, every drink, lies a huge amount of natural resources
70% of global water consumption is accounted for by the agricultural industry, mainly for irrigation purposes. Industry represents 20% of total consumption, which is dominated by energy production and production activities. The remaining 10% is owned by households, only 1% is used as drinking water.
This number is even greater in areas of high water scarcity and high population density.
1.8 billion people worldwide drink mud-contaminated water.
The existence of pure water is essential for life on Earth.
Therefore, it is important to consider the re-use of materials and recycling them.
Plastic waste being a major water pollutant, is causing huge destruction of marine life and is believed to be responsible for deaths of more than 100,000 sea mammals, sea birds and various types of fishes.
In 2016, man consumed all the resources that the planet can renew in a year in just 7 months and 8 days. “Earth Overshoot Day”, calculated every year by the Global Footprint Network, was on 8 August 2016. The date falls earlier and earlier every year; in 2000 it was on 1 October.
(Global Footprint Network)
The material produced by recycling 5 water bottles made from PET can make one tee-shirt.
(Bureau of International Recycling)
Water acts as a natural purifier and removes toxins from our system that we inhale through pollution and food. Drinking water helps to flush the system of these
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