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30 May 20154.59 MB PDF file

The land and water footprints of everyday products.
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Friends of the Earth commissioned environmental data analysts Trucost to estimate the total land and water footprint of seven generic everyday products: a cotton t-shirt, a smartphone, a cup of tea, a cup of coffee, a chicken curry ready meal, a pair of leather boots, and a chocolate bar.

We also asked Trucost to estimate the company and sector footprints for three of the products (t-shirts, chocolate bars and smartphones) and the toy and game sector to gain an insight into the scale of resource demand generated by these products.