Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Tea

95% of people boil the kettle every day and 75% overfill. Learn more about boiling water and energy consumption.

 

Did you know?

  • If you half fill a kettle when you want to make one cuppa you used 2.5 x the energy you actually need.  150% of the required energy is completely wasted each time.
  • For every second your kettle is boiling water it uses the same energy as a typical heater or hairdryer.
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More resources and materials are available

 

 

How many people actually want tea? Most people boil the kettle every day and most overfill. Find out more at switch.ac/tea