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Your Imported Beer Is Killing The Planet

by | 18th, February 2011

YOUR imported beer is killing the planet. An “economic think-tank” – Fraser of Allander Institute at the University of Strathclyde, in partnership with accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) – says that spending your own money is no good for the planet:

Cutting carbon emissions through reducing energy consumption may not be as effective as it seems, if consumers spend the money they have saved on environmentally unfriendly products, an economic think-tank has warned…

It has been calculated by environmental experts that one single bottle of imported beer uses 900g of CO2 – wiping out two-thirds of the annual carbon savings made by replacing all light bulbs in an average home with energy-saving models.

What if they reuse the glass parts..?

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