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Tag: Food Waste

Wasted Food Lays a Heavy Burden on the Climate

As obesity levels soar, cutting the vast amount of food we waste could have a major impact on reducing the effects of climate change—as well as alleviate world hunger.

Posted on Apr 13, 2016 READ MORE


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Coalition to Wage War on Food Waste

A new global group says food that fails to reach consumers or is dumped as waste could instead save lives and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 READ MORE

If We Stopped Wasting Even Just a Bit Less Food, We Could Feed Everyone on Earth

According to the United Nations, it wouldn’t take much to keep the world’s most vulnerable from going hungry.

Posted on Aug 12, 2015 READ MORE

VIDEO: John Oliver: We Waste a Third of Our Food While American Families Go Hungry

The “Last Week Tonight” host lists the moral, environmental and, yes, even financial reasons why, as a country, the U.S. needs to stop wasting so much food.

Posted on Jul 20, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN

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Food Waste Worsens Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The U.N.‘s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says food wastage across the world—totaling 1.3 billion tonnes of food annually—is the largest source of global greenhouse gas emissions after China and the USA.

Posted on Sep 14, 2013 READ MORE

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Food Waste Offers Unforeseen Benefits

Disposing of food thrown away by those rich enough to afford it is an expensive problem—but it can provide renewable energy and other benefits.

Posted on Jul 13, 2013 READ MORE

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