REDUCE FOOD WASTE

Why Do We Need To Reduce Food Waste? 

Did you know that every year in the U.S. consumers waste about 90 billion pounds of edible food(10). Globally, food waste ranks as the third top emitter after USA and China(11). Yes, there is something wrong here. Think about all the resources wasted when you through food away. 

How Can You Reduce Food Waste.

Simple actions can help you to considerably reduce your food waste and save money!

  • Make a meal plan to avoid wastage. 

  • Store food in the right places. 

  • Save and eat left-overs. 

  • Donate to food banks and farm. 

  • Compost peels, eggs shells…..  how to compost food scraps info. 

 

Sources

10-content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAOC/bulletins/1732f50

11-www.unenvironment.org/regions/north-america/regional-initiatives/minimizing-food-waste

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Last update

October 2019