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Study Says Clothing Is Among Top Culprits of High Household Water Usage

Posted By Diane Pham On November 16, 2011 @ 3:00 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Design,Environment,Water Issues | No Comments

water footprint, water conservation, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, Robert Crawford, University of Melbourne

Your home may be filled with energy [1]– and water- efficient appliances, but a new study says that no matter how much you may be saving, the harm is already done. According to a paper published in the latest issue of Building Resources and Information [2], the embodied consumption of water in goods and services is far more significant that anything you’ll ever let spout from the tap. So how can you alleviate indirect water waste before it’s too late? Hit the jump for some insight.


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[1] energy: http://www.energystar.gov/

[2] Building Resources and Information: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rbri

[3] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/clothing-among-top-culprits-of-high-household-water-usage-says-study/

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