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patricia kelly

Sustainability by recycling food waste - 1 views

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    This article is about the sustainability need in the food waste area. This article explain that we should recycle our food by composting and also explain two types of ways to compost.
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    I really enjoyed reading this article because it ties in with food waste what we have been taking about. For an instance I thought they were the same back to going "green" it is good to learn the difference to comprehend both. This is also very helpful for those of us who would like to help but do not know how.
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    To achieve a sustainable society then food waste must be recycled as opposed to being sent to landfill sites around the country. We all know the problems that our planet is suffering through global warming that is partly aided by the greenhouse gasses that are produced when food waste is sent to landfill and the ensuing fluctuations in temperature that is suffered around the globe.
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    I really like your comment Norma i Read the same thing but saw it in a different light. But then after reading about your going green comment i thought about how ironic it is that color is being considered a sustainability method. It is great when you can see something from someone else point of view and get more from something you already agreed with.
melissa diaz

Sustainability Issues - Climate Change - 0 views

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    In this website it talks about how our actions change the climate. It also shows the effects of climate changes.  
maria buelna

A War Against Wasted Food - 1 views

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    How habbits will be hard to break and will take time. Followed by wasting habbits and how they affect us.
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    Should be interesting!
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    Just as much we try hard to recycle paper, organizations are trying to do the same by helping food not being wasted. They are forming donations to food banks for the undernourished.
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    Most foods are thrown away while still being fully edible because of cosmetic blemishes or overstocking. Food industry alliance are planning a 3 year initiative to reduce the tremendous amount of food waste. The environmental consequences are endless.
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    The Grocery Manufacturers Association is conducting a plan to donate more food instead of throwing it away. They are being financed by the Food Marketing Institute to help with transportation and the restoration of food. They will begin by conducting surveys in regards to why the food is being thrown out in the first place then act on their findings.
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    According to the most recent available statistics, more than 30 million tons of food was dumped in landfills in 2009, making food by far the most abundant material there by weight, the federal Environmental Protection Agency says. (That calculation excludes industrial, construction and hazardous waste.) This amounts roughly to 200 pounds a year for every man, woman and child in the United States.
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    Currently 50 million households suffer from food insecurity, meaning that family members cannot always meet their basic food needs. .
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