Food waste is one of the biggest causes of environmental problems in the United States and other parts of the world. The cost of food waste in industrialized countries is estimated to be $680 billion. A growing number of organizations are encouraging consumers to minimize waste to slow the progression of climate change.
Consumers should know what steps to take. There are a lot of ideas that have been shared by experts from the University of Berkeley and other researchers.
Every year, people throw away a lot of food. There is a huge environmental impact from food waste. One third of the world’s total agricultural area is dedicated to wasted food. Since 13% of the global carbon footprint is caused