It takes 3 liters of water to produce 1 liter of bottled water.
Waste generated by animal agriculture in the US has polluted over 35,000 miles of river in 22 states.
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 typical chocolate bar has a water footprint of 449 gallons.
69 percent of global freshwater is stored in glaciers and ice caps.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 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.
Creating a gallon of ethanol consumes about 100 gallons of freshwater. In some regions, ethanol production can take three or more times that amount.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
Corn accounts for 8 percent of global water use for crop production.
The average American throws away 20 pounds of food each month or about two-thirds of a pound per person per day.
Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.