If you go vegan for a week, you are helping save 4 animals each week, or 198 animals per year, according to PETA.
Raising livestock accounts for 27% of freshwater consumption worldwide, according to the PETA.
Meat eaters tend to use 160x more resources than vegans just to feed the livestock. Source: PETA
Livestock is responsible for 65% of all human-related emissions of nitrous oxide. Going vegetarian can cut down greenhouse gas emissions by 50%, while going vegan can cut down these emissions by around 65%, Source: Scarborough et. al. from Oxford University.
As a vegan, you could::
– Save 1,500,000 liters of water each year, or around 28,000 liters of water each week.
– Prevent the emission of 3,000 kilograms of CO2 per year, or around 57 kilograms per week
– Save around 1,022 m2 worth of rainforest per year, or around 20 m2 each week
– Save around 360 animals per year, or around 6 animals per week