People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
Corn accounts for 8 percent of global water use for crop production.
Creating a gallon of ethanol consumes about 100 gallons of freshwater. In some regions, ethanol production can take three or more times that amount.
A typical chocolate bar has a water footprint of 449 gallons.
One cotton t-shirt has a water footprint of 659 gallons.
One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 gallons.
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
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!
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.
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.