Tree-Hugger Factoid #41

5 December 2011, 18:03

It would cost about $13 billion annually to satisfy the world's basic sanitation and food requirements. As they point out, that's roughly equivalent to what Americans and Europeans spend on perfume and cologne every year

Source: “10 Shocking Facts About Our World: Surprising environmental statistics that affect us all, from teen allowance to oil spills and credit card spending.” by Jeff Yeager.

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