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Choosing Plant Milk Saves 300 Baths Of Water A Year, Says Data

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The average person could save a staggering amounts of water by choosing plant milk over dairy, according to the Humane Society, which has chosen today – World Plant Milk Day – to highlight this research.

World Plant Milk Day (WPMD), an initiative conceived by Robbie Lockie – Co-founder of Plant Based News. There are so many reasons to do ditch dairy, like improving your health, and helping stop the exploitation of cows in the dairy industry.

And as the Humane Society says, plant milk is also more eco-friendly. Someone who drinks 82 liters of cow’s milk a year would save 328 baths of water by switching to a soy milk alternative.

Consumer choices

“With the plethora of plant-based milks out there, it has never been easier to ditch dairy,” Claire Bass, Director of Humane Society International UK, said in a statement sent to Vegan Food & Living.

“Plant-milks produce far fewer greenhouse gas emissions than cow’s milk, so switching to plant-based products helps combat climate change, and saves cows from suffering too.
“Dairy-alternatives can be found in all reputable supermarkets so we urge conscious consumers to consider making the switch this World Plant Milk Day.”

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Challenge

World Plant Milk Day makes it even easier to ditch dairy, with its 7-Day Dairy-Free Challenge. Just as it sounds, it is a week-long initiative which will help you get started on your exciting dairy-free journey.

If you sign up to take part, you’ll receive daily emails, with all the information, support and recipes you need to succeed. 

So why not join the millions of people worldwide who are opting for kinder, more sustainable, and delicious plant milk?

You can find out more about World Plant Milk Day here

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Maria Chiorando

Maria is the former editor for Plant Based News. She has been a newspaper reporter and features writer. Her work has been published by The Guardian and The Huffington Post, among others

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