Charity organization finds way to turn sweat into drinking water

July 25, 2013

UNITED KINGDOM — On average a sweaty soccer shirt produced 10 milliliters of drinking water.

UNITED KINGDOM — UNICEF has found a way to squeeze sweat from people’s clothes and then purify it to create drinking water, according to the Daily Mail.

The machine was created by the charity organization to raise awareness of the lack of clean water in several parts of the world.

During the Gothia Cup, which is one of the world’s biggest international youth soccer tournaments, was the background for the unveiling of this new machine.

Players and visitors were encouraged to either hand over their clothes drenched in sweat, or drink a glass of water from the Sweat Machine, stated the article.

The article notes that an average sweaty soccer shirt produced 10 milliliters of drinking water.

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