Tuesday, April 28 at 7pm
405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, ON, L1N 6A1
Meeting Room 1B
Critically Acclaimed New Book Investigating The Enormous Amounts Of ‘Hidden’ Water We Consume Every Day
It takes more than 7,600 liters (2,000 gallons) of water to make a single pair of jeans. That morning cup of coffee required 140 liters (37 gallons) of water before it found its way to your table—water that was used to grow, process and ship the coffee beans. When we spend money on food, clothes, cellphones or even electricity, we are buying water — a shockingly large amount of water.
WATER IS MORE VALUABLE AND USEFUL THAN OIL
Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use To Make Everyday Products reveals how water is essential to our way of life in ways we never imagined. While water usage continues to soar, shortages now affect more than 3 billion people including millions of Americans and Canadians. A decade from now 3 out of 5 people will face water shortages.
Your Water Footprint provides essential information to reduce your water use which will help you save money, be prepared for shortages and ensure our children and grandchildren will have abundant fresh water. Water-wise choices is all about smart substitutions and changes, rather than sacrifice and self-denial.
National Geographic Interviews Stephen Leahy About Your Water Footprint
“…a brilliant and shocking exposé on precisely how much water we use…” – Publishers Weekly
“…exceptionally lucid narration with arresting, full-page info graphics” — Booklist