What's the most water-intensive activity you participate in on a daily basis? As this video from environmental nonprofit Grist explains, it's not bathing or brushing your teeth but rather, eating. Using data compiled from Water Footprint reports, the video reveals that it takes a whopping 924 gallons of water to produce just eight ounces of beef; even the average morning cup of coffee requires 66 gallons of H2O. "In other words, skipping that 8 oz steak is like saving 54 showers worth of water," the video concludes. Eh, maybe missing a few regular bath times wouldn't be the worst thing.
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