136 million tons - waste from home remodeling per year.
3,000 gallons - water wasted each year by leaving it running while brushing your teeth.
25+ - percentage of bottled water is just processed tap water.
20 gallons - average number of gallons of hot water used for a shower or a bath. (Yep, they're the same, so do whichever you prefer.)
1,500 miles - how far most produce travels to get to supermarkets. (Buy local!)
50 to 100 billion pounds - estimated food wasted in the U.S. each year.
20 - percentage of the energy bill in a typical U.S. home from appliances and home electronics.
70 - approximate percentage of power saved by putting your computer in sleep/stand by mode.
15 minutes - turn off fluorescent lights if you are going to be out of the room longer than this to be the most efficient.
0 minutes - (Yes, zero) turn off incandescent lights if you are going to be out of the room longer than this to be the most efficient.
7.5 tons - the national average individual carbon foot print annually.
13.9 tons - my personal carbon footprint each year. (And I thought I'd been doing pretty well!)
35 - My eco-footprint rating (I feel a little better now.)