The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog

The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog


Posted on
September 28, 2020 by
The VRG Blog Editor

The Vegetarian Resource Group has a graphic called Burrito on My Plate,
which shows viewers the water footprint of a vegan versus a meat-based burrito.
It takes 225 gallons of water to make a vegan burrito without tofu and 253
gallons of water to make a vegan burrito with tofu. In comparison, it takes 541
gallons of water to make a beef burrito.

The Burrito on My Plate Graphic can be seen here: https://www.vrg.org/environment/BurritoOnMyPlate.pdf

The article detailing how we came up with the numbers of gallons of water
needed to produce each type of burrito can be found here: https://www.vrg.org/journal/vj2017issue2/2017_issue2_burrito_plate.php

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