Drinking water in recycled-PET bottles during one year

Drink and Tobacco

The average Swiss citizen drinks 438 liters of water per year. Producing water in plastic bottles includes collecting the water, processing, bottling in recycled-PET bottles, and transportation. The bottle is recycled at the end of its life. The average transport distance is 1000 km by truck.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Water production 0.02%
PET packaging 67.45%
Transportation by truck 32.53%

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