Food waste is central to some of the key challenges facing the world today, including hunger and poverty, climate change, health and wellbeing and the sustainability of agriculture and oceans.
It’s estimated that in the USA, for example, 40% of all produced food in the ends up wasted and in a landfill. That is an alarming number considering the environmental impact of food waste in landfills and the number of Americans that are "food insecure".
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We can all make small changes that add up to make a big difference in the fight to stop food waste. It is easy to change our habits and make a dramatic change to both the food industry and our environment. Take a long look at how you purchase, prepare and store food. Try to purchase just what you need. Use recipes that have minimal waste. Store, save or donate your leftovers.