Tagged: Coffee

How Much “Hidden” Water Do We Use Everyday?

coe vs goat water usage

How much water was used to produce that morning cup of coffee you enjoyed? What about in that evening glass of pinot noir? These are the type of questions that we sometimes don’t consider, but should. Luckily, the like-minded people at nationalgeographic.com have created an interactive tool to raise awareness of just how much water is utilized in a number of our daily staples.

wine water usage

The aptly titled nationalgeographic.com article How Much Water Is Embedded In Everyday Life?
includes a tool which compares the water usage of items or individually examines their impact. Tools like this give great perspective on just how much consumption and waste impact our most valuable resource, water. Try it yourself at nationalgeographic.com

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Today Is Record Store Day: Beastie Boys Donate Record Sales To Japan Relief


Today is Record Store Day. It’s celebrated worldwide and this year the Beastie Boys have made their 7” single for “Make Some Noise/Make Some Noise (Passion Pit remix)” available in the US with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross Japan Relief fund. Continue reading