One slice of bread has a water footprint of 11 gallons.
One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 gallons.
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 cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
69 percent of global freshwater is stored in glaciers and ice caps.
Together, China and India have 37 percent of the world's population, but are home to just 10.8 percent of the world's water.
A single margherita pizza requires 333 gallons of water, enough to fill almost ten bathtubs!
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
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!
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.