The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.
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.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 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 directly uses more water outdoors (101 gallons per day) than indoors (69 gallons per day).
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
A typical chocolate bar has a water footprint of 449 gallons.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
69 percent of global freshwater is stored in glaciers and ice caps.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.