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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Bottled Water Cost Calculator

Title:
Bottled Water Cost Calculator

Abstract:
Asks for number of bottles of water consumed in a year (assumes 365), local cost of tap water per gallon, and cost of a bottle of water. Calculates the yearly values for total water consumed; extra water required for production and purification; energy required for manufacturing; oil required to produce the bottles; and carbon dioxide required to manufacture the bottles.

URL:
http://www.newdream.org/water/calculator.php

Source:
New American Dream

Resource Type:
Software/electronic tool

Date of Publication:
Not Available

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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