Meatless Monday. Keri Tucker Kirstie Oravec Allie Jones Sarah Swartz. Vegetables!. Shopping. Cooking. T he Finished Product. Environmental Benefits of Meatless Monday. Saving Water. 1 pound of beef = 1799 gallons of water. Benefits: No aquifer depletion
Keri Tucker Kirstie Oravec
Allie Jones Sarah Swartz
The Finished Product
1 pound of beef = 1799 gallons of water
Benefits: No aquifer depletion
Water is not being polluted
1 pound of beef = 24 pounds of manure
Benefits: No water pollution
No air pollution
Law of Entropy
Plants to Cow to Human vs. Plants to Human
Benefits: Less land space needed
Less pesticides used
Less fertilizer used
Less fossil fuels burned to run the tractors
Less water pollution and dead zones
Less soil deprivation and land erosion
*The Average American eats about 8 ounces of meat a day. That is half a pound!
By deciding as a group to abstain from meat for a day, our group of ten people saved five pounds of meat.
Suppose 10 people didn't eat meat every Monday for a year....