Myth:  Going Meatless One Day A Week Can Have A Significant Environmental Impact

Myth:  Going Meatless One Day A Week Can Have A Significant Environmental Impact

Meat Myth Crushers

The data shows that reducing meat consumption one day per week as recommended by the Meatless Monday campaign has a negligible impact on greenhouse gas emissions. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), just 3.4 percent of greenhouse gas emissions are from livestock agriculture, with beef contributing 1.4 percent.

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