Food Waste Essay

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  • Food Waste Of Food

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    A lot of things go to waste in this day and age; almost every country adds to this. There are needs for people. That is understandable. However, the United States of America is possibly one of the biggest contributors to waste in this world; this country dissipates a substantial amount of food, uses an insane amount of water, and utilizes a significant amount of energy. The first of the wasted items is food; this country allows a lot of food to go to waste. With the amount of people in this nation

  • The Waste Of Food Waste

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    good food. Even I am guilty of throwing away food I did not want or food I was “too full” to possibly eat. Someone will take a container of yogurt or a sandwich out of their lunch bag, decide they don’t want it, and proceed to toss it into the black, wheeled trash cans. All that runs through my mind when I witness and experience these wasteful habits is that people don’t understand how much perfectly eatable food faces the trash can every day. Food waste does not only occur in schools, food waste

  • The Waste Of Waste : The Consequences Of Food Waste

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    miscellaneous food that will only end up in the trash. There is one recurring theme in most people’s kitchens: food waste. Food waste happens when food is intentionally discarded at all stages of the food supply chain. We are all guilty of wasting food, whether it be from not knowing or possibly not caring about the massive consequences of our actions. According to a recent study, 40% of food gets wasted in America (Gunders 4). This alone demonstrates the enormous impact of food waste not only on society

  • Waste Of Food Waste

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    and savory foods the world has to offer. Now imagine those foods being taken, scarcely eaten, and then banished to a life in the trash thereafter, where they cannot be consumed anymore. Now proceed to think about all of the resources, time, effort, and money that goes into producing food, it all would have been for nothing. Discarding edible food leads to billions of dollars of food lost, along with creating additional trash. Consumers can do simple things to create less food waste. The United

  • Waste Of Food Waste

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    States creates an immense amount of waste every year. The United States lacks in its ability to teach its population about waste management. Consequently, the average American is remarkably wasteful. Americans are wasteful as they throw away a substantial amount of food every year, they use unnecessary amounts of fresh water, and waste electricity. Americans waste a vast amount of trash annually. The World Wildlife Foundation states, “About 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted each year—four times

  • The Waste Of Food Waste

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    Household waste and the way Americans dispose of their trash is a huge source of food waste, if not the biggest. According to the article, Food waste within food supply chains: quantification and potential for change to 2050, American families throw out between 14 and 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy, costing the average family between $1,365 to $2,275 annually. A big factor of how America families are able to waste so much food is that food has become very cheap and readily available

  • Food Waste In Food

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    lot of food waste going on around us. Most of it goes to waste right under our noses from super markets and farms. In this paper I will go over how much the USA (United States of America) waste in food vs how much the UK (United Kingdom) wastes, how we can fix our waste habits, the impact on us/ cost of the waste, and how to make people aware of the waste that is going on. The UK wastes a total of “14.3 million tons of food per year” (Yeung) which makes you wonder how much does the USA waste? We know

  • The Waste Of Food

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    Have you thought about how much food is wasted? Just think about your supper last night did you throw any food away if you did have you ever thought about where it goes or what happens to it? Many people don’t realize that there is a lot of food that is thrown away every year. Not only do people in their homes throw away food but grocery stores also throw out a lot of food too. “Most people believe that grocery stores should donate their food instead of throwing it away but the reason why many stores

  • Waste Of Food Waste

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    According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), food wastage, “food produced and not eaten,” emits enough greenhouse gasses (GHG) to be ranked third amongst global emitters (FAO 2013, 6). In New York City (NYC) it is estimated that businesses “produce more than 650,000 tons of food waste annually” (Turso 2017). This specific food waste is classified as food scrap, cooked food which is still edible, but no longer useful to the business due to a myriad of reasons. Whatever

  • Essay On Food Waste

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    as human beings already acknowledge that we create a ton of waste and there are many different approaches that we have taken to help minimize them and to dispose of the wastes correctly. Over the years things such as recycling has become more of a common thing, especially here within Fort Collins. Wastes can come in many different forms ranging from human waste to food waste and so much more. In result these different types of wastes usually cause negative impacts on our environment, such as a