Each person in the US uses and approx. 13,000 gallons
of water to remove 165 gallons of waste.
Minnesota needs waterless toilets.
State law prohibits them. We need to change that.
QUICK WATER FACTS
According to United Nations figures, 2.6 billion people
consume unsafe and polluted water every day.
As the population blooms, the issue of access to
fresh water is literally one of life or death.
Last weekend's Financial Times pointed out some
interesting facts about everyday water consumption:
It takes 53 liters of water to produce one orange.
1 pint of milk: 250 liters
1 egg: 450 liters
1kg of potatoes: 500 liters
1 loaf of bread: 550 liters
1 kg of butter: 18,000 liters
1kg of wool: 200,000 liters
1 car: 150,000 liters
Source: Financial Times via Diadra D.