Environmental reasons to cut out meat: Part I: Water consumption

In keeping with the yesterday’s World Water Day theme:

According to National Geographic it takes 1,799 gallons of water to make just one pound of beef. This does not include the additional water used for irrigation of the crops which go into the feed, nor the water used in processing.

One pound of soybeans requires just 216 gallons of water.

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