This project was funded by the Illinois Campus Research Board Arnold O. Beckman award (Award number: RB15253)

Created by  The CoLearnLab

THE DATA

When we choose the food we eat every day we contribute to the environmental footprint of food, knowing more about carbon, water, calories and cost involved in our food choices helps us to make informed decisions.

Carbon

Just like walking in the sand leaves a footprint, we leave a carbon footprint. Our everyday choices involve direct and indirect use of carbon. Your carbon footprint accounts for the total...

Water

Your water footprint is the amount of water you use at home, school, or work. It includes the water used when you drink a glass of water, do the dishes, or take a shower. It also includes the water...

Cost & Calories

We spend less today that we did in the past.‚Äč Many issues come into play when we consider food costs in America; there are also many ways to talk about them, in terms of household budgets, limits...