Blog.Jul 01, 2019

Growing debate on water and consumption

Who really pays for your consumption? More and more consumers and companies are starting to ask themselves hard questions about what today’s production and consumption patterns mean for the world’s water resources.

Pedestrian crowds crossing the street - photographed from directly above
A view of British pedestrains at a road crossing, from directly above.

In Almedalen, SIWI Swedish Water House today gathers various actors for a half-day dialogue to discuss the water aspect in our daily consumption of food, clothing, medicines and travel.

“Among consumers in many countries, not least in Sweden, there is a growing awareness of water, but many find it difficult to make the right choice. Companies are also starting to get started but so far it is not going fast enough,” says Elin Weyler, Program Manager at Swedish Water House.

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