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The Environment Agency has issued warnings about UK water shortages by 2050—here’s how to take action.
If you’ve Googled, ‘how do I reduce my water usage?’, chances are, you’re aware that it’s a scarce commodity – and one that we need to be using less of.
Case in point – the sheer scale of British water consumption from laundry alone has been revealed in a new study.
Up to 360 billion litres of water go down the drain each year from UK washing machines, according to new findings from Oxwash. To put that into perspective for you, that’s the equivalent of draining Windermere, England’s largest natural lake, of its 300 billion litres of water.
With approximately 19.2 million families in the UK, every year, each family is thought to be using up to 450 billion litres of water.
This comes as the Environment Agency begins to issue warnings that the UK could see significant and impactful water shortages by 2050 if conservation action is not taken—and soon.
Just like reducing your carbon footprint, reading up on greenwashing and trying to make your periods more sustainable, it’s time to take action. Let this practical, expert-led guide teach you the simple ways you can…