A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
A shower leaking just 10 drips per minute wastes 500 gallons of water per year. That's enough water to run your dishwasher every day for two months!
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.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
A frack job used 4.5 million gallons, of which a amount approximately 10 to 40 percent flows back to the surface as toxic water.
One cotton t-shirt has a water footprint of 659 gallons.
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.