[Camden County Tribune - letter]
Dear Editor, Since the Southeast has been faced with a severe water
shortage and residents in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and other
southern states have been forced to drastically reduce their water
use, people have become more mindful of the ways in which we waste
Few people realize, however, that nearly half of all the water used in
the U.S. is squandered on animal agriculture. You can save more water
by not eating a pound of beef than you can by not showering for an
Please do your part to help conserve water: Go vegan. A totally
vegetarian diet requires only 300 gallons of water per day, while a
meat-based diet requires more than 4,000 gallons of water per day.
Visit www.GoVeg.com for more information and to order or download a
free vegetarian starter kit.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals