Daily Archives: August 9, 2010

Meatless Mondays to Reduce Water Consumption

Did you know that 1,800 to 2,500 gallons of water are used to create just one pound of beef?



According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, significantly more water is being used to grow food for cows and other animals than is used to grow grains and vegetables. 

The meat industry uses millions of gallons of water every year, but its also responsible for approximately 1/5 of man-made greenhouse gas emissions. 

In comes Meatless Monday, an organization designed to improve the quality of the planet and the humans that live on it. “Our goal is to… Continue reading