Carbon, material and water footprint for different types of meat, dairy products, vegetables and fruit

Figure Created 12 Jan 2011 Published 12 Jan 2011 Last modified 15 Jul 2016
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The figure compares carbon, material and water footprints for selected foodstuffs (beef, butter, cheese, pork, chicken, greenhouse vegetables, rice, milk, wheat, bread, potatoes and root crop, and apple in season).


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