Food Consumption and Waste in Spanish Households: Water Implications Within and Beyond National Borders


Ecological Indicators
Alejandro Blas
Alberto Garrido
Bárbara Willaarts
1 June 2018

This paper focuses on assessing the water-related implications of food consumption and waste among Spanish consumers to discern possible policy recommendations. Specifically, the authors estimate the water footprint of the diet and associated food waste of Spanish households from October 2014 to September 2015, broken down by footprint component and its geographical origin.