The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
Creating a gallon of ethanol consumes about 100 gallons of freshwater. In some regions, ethanol production can take three or more times that amount.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
Power plants in the US withdraw 143 billion gallons of fresh water every day; more than irrigation and 3 times that's used for public water supplies.
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.
Waste generated by animal agriculture in the US has polluted over 35,000 miles of river in 22 states.
Cooling water discharged from a coal or nuclear plant is hotter--by an average of 17°F in summer--than when it entered the plant.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
On average, each American flushes 18.5 gal. of water down the toilet every day. More than any other uses like taking showers or washing dishes.
The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
It takes 520 million MWh of electricity per year to move, treat and heat water in the U.S. this is 13% of the total U.S. electrical consumption.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.