Friday, October 16, 2015

Spoiled Food Waste Infographic

Source: Ensia. By Todd Reubold.

2 comments:

  1. I think that food waste is a big problem! How do we get the food from places that have too much to places that have too little?

    On a personal level, I think that we need more education on how to waste less food. It makes me sick sometimes to see how much food gets thrown out in this country.

    DB

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  2. Yes, although I think we need to also admit that a certain amount of food waste is normal and is to be expected.

    Learning how not to waste food starts with childhood, because, the way my husband and I were raised, we waste very little food at our house. Even with the garden produce, things can be dried after all other options are exhausted. We have leftovers a lot, too.

    But when you look at countries out of the U.S. and developed nations other things come into play like storage and refrigeration and distribution.

    Seafood is a whole 'nother subject and I'd like to see it addressed sooner rather than later.

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