is equivalent to the average consumption of water for an entire household for an entire year!
To change the world try vegetarianism!
If you read these startling facts in Michael Norton’s book 365 ways to change the world, you might begin to try being vegetarian!
He tells us that 20 vegetarians can live off the same amount of land that one meat eater would require.
If Americans reduced their meat consumption by 10 per cent, it would free 12 million tonnes of grain – enough to feed 60 million people (the population of the UK)!
An average hectare field will yield 187 kg. of beef or 22,680 kg. of potatoes!
250 litres of water are needed to produce one kilo of wheat, and 25,000 litres to produce 1 kg. of meat.
The water used to produce 5 kg. of steak is equivalent to the average consumption of water for an entire household for an entire year!
Try to eat a vegetarian meal once a week! Investigate the thousands of delicious vegetarian recipes brought out by PETA, Living Without Cruelty and several other NGO’s! Try the wonderful meat substitutions available now everywhere!