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Kelsie Pensyl

Ugly food part of worldwide food waste problem - 0 views

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    This article is how much produce the world waste. Often times produce is left to rot in the farm lands where it is being grown. You ask why? If the certain product isn't the right shape, color, size, or feel right it is left. This is because the consumers won't buy the product if it looks a little funny. If it makes it to the store the grocer does sales, promotions and other things to have consumers buy more. This then results in waste at home because often times consumers won't use all the product. It goes on to talk about how we can change food waste from happening and other issues within the food waste topic.
Jacob Ortiz

Why consumer demand matters for sustainability - 0 views

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    Why sustainability can benefit everyone, from the employee to the consumer.
michael campanaro

Feeling green guilt? Food waste is likely responsible - latimes.com - 0 views

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    the fifth annual survey polled almost 1100 americans and found out that consumers also felt guilty about leaving the lights on when leaving a room and wasting water. But no one really thinks about wasting rations or food. Food costs more than electric does each month and no one really pays attention to it.
Sarah Chavez

Food Waste in America 2012 - Bing Images - 0 views

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    This chart and article show the changes since 1974 to today. It also shows how it is wasted between consumers, production, and distribution.
Aissata Traore

FAO Media Centre: Cutting food waste to feed the world - 0 views

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    The media is one of the best way to stop food waste today because everyone can be inform quickly. It informs us about the different between losses and waste. Food losses occure at the food production systems while food waste is more a problem of consumers throwing good food into the trash.
Kimberly Montoya

Love Food Hate Waste- how to eat sustainably - 0 views

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    The large amount of carbon food print consumed by the amounts of food thrown away everyday This article also shows ways to help change your view point on household food waste by reducing different cooking habits.
Cameron Murray

Food Waste's Consumption of Freshwater and Fossil Fuels - 1 views

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    The food waste is starting to affect our environment. With the food being wasted daily, the need for more food is strict and the more access to food, the more people are becoming obese. Food is energy and we need energy to survive.
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    This article discusses the amount of freshwater and oil that's being consumed by food waste. The article also discusses the mathematical model to find the amount of freshwater and oil being consumed.
Jacob Ortiz

How to Prevent Food Waste: A Premiere For Home Cooks - 0 views

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    Here is a quick review about food waste, how we can preserve our foods and make use of leftovers and what we buy as a consumer. Just because some foods may have blemishes doesn't mean that they can't be consumed or used for cooking.
ashcam

Wasted Food Equals Wasted Energy - 0 views

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    We waste a tremendous amount of energy daily on transportation of food. This is due to consumers buying foods and not utilizing it. We waste in harvesting, food, money and transportation.
Jacob Ortiz

Wasted: How America Is Losing Up to 40 Percent of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill - 1 views

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    This article talks about how wasting food also causes the waste of energy and water. It gives a graph of the total percentage of food wasted and food consumed. 
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    Although there are many resources needed for food production, the smallest gesture towards saving food is an improvement. We need to utilize the most food possible in hopes to reduce our wastage by at least 15 percent. Twenty five million citizens do not have the means to get food on the tables, they could be fed by giving what we don't use or don't need.
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    40 percent of food in The United States today, goes uneaten. They talk about statistcs and what should and can be done to avoid food waste.
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    A quick overview of how much energy and resources are wasted with food waste. It goes over how Europe is already making efforts to improve food waste and why America should follow suite and how it can benefit our country.
ashcam

Chilled Food Association challenges frozen emissions report - 0 views

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    Comparing research between fresh food and frozen food. Data is given on how much emission is produced from each frozen meal that is made. Also data on refrigerant emissions are given as well.
Sarah Cogar

The Perfect Potato: Food Waste in North America - 0 views

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    Oddly enough consumers wont buy odd looking produce. This is a huge reason why food is wasted in America,this article shares reasons how to prevent this from happening.
Blake Damron-Gurule

The weight of food waste - 0 views

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    In London food waste is around 600,000 tons of food. One main reason is people are afraid to ask for doggy bags, there is a certain shame for walking out of a restaurant with one. However in an effort to decrease food waste they are giving out cardboard boxes to customers and decreasing food portions to meet the needs of consumers.
Robbyn Purcell

Why Food Sustainability Matters and 10 Things You Can Do About It - 0 views

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    There are ten simple thing that everyone can do to help make sure that we can really be sustainable for the future decades to come. In order to do so we need to understand where our food is really coming from, and what power we really do have as a consumer.
Ashley Montoya

Food Waste: Americans Throw Away Nearly Half Their Food, $165 Billion Annually, Study Says - 0 views

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    This website is about Americans throwing away 165 billion dollars worth of food; shown by studies and statistics. It is also about how all Americans waste food including consumers and restaurants.
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    The NRDC have recently reported that most Americans discard 40% of food per year. As for our average American families ends up throwing away $2,275 annually in food a year. Little as 15% reduction in losses of food waste could save enough to feed 25 million Americans a year.
Kelsey Martell

Why Do Americans Waste So Much Food? - 0 views

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    In this article by Ronald Bailey he discusses the problem and gives an average of how much food is being wasted; he also gives supported statistics from researchers across the nation. He also discusses the reason why Americans waste food and includes why it needs to be stopped.
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    One of the issues we waste food is because the wealthier we get, the more we unconsiously spend money at restaurants and at home and then waste food. The issue of wasted food is not on the radar of Americans.
Ashley Bussey

MEIKO UK FOOD WASTE HANDLING SOLUTIONS - 0 views

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    Original: Food waste management is a central element within all foodservice operations, large or small. Dealing with food waste is a time, energy and space consuming process, generally considered as non-profit generating, however, kitchen food waste, managed and correctly handled, can be a cost-efficient, sustainable and environmentally important resource.Efficiently managing food waste is an acknowledged strength of Meiko UK Limited. Paraphrase: Food waste handling solutions and systems for a cross-section of foodservice establishments. Meiko UK food disposal equipment is a sustainable and environmentally-friendly answer to reducing kitchen waste to landfill sites. The Anaerobic Digestion system is like a vacuum that transports food waste through a pipe to a tank. After that, it is taken to a composting facility and used as a renewable energy source.
ashcam

Report Finds Americans Wasteful of Food - 0 views

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    Dana Gunders, at N.R.D.C. she is a project scientist who specializes in food and agriculture. She once stated "This issue has received very little attention in the U.S.," regarding Food Waste. Although some of the bare minimal such as, energy, land, and fresh water all take part in the production for the American consumers.
Kelsey Martell

Environmental Sustainability - 2 views

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    This piece of writing discusses how Nestle continuously strives for improving environmental performances. Their goals include: The topic, their commitment and their short-term goals. Some of their topic they focus on are like water, climate change mitigation, energy efficiency, biodiversity, waste and recovery and compliance.
James Sassi

restraunts under estimate food waste - 1 views

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    This article talks about the how much restaurants waste. It talks about how they don't realize how much food is being thrown away. One restaurant owner took away the garage can to teach the employees about not wasting food. They saved a lot of food because every time they have to throw something away they have to ask. It also talks about the odor that comes off of dumpsters. It is then take to landfills where the garbage breaks down into methane to damage peoples health. Its not only the producers who are wasting its also the consumers.
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    A major problem we have today is that food waste is a low priority for restaurants and nobody is doing anything about it.
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    This article explains that restaurants find food waste a low priority. This happens because as a restraunt you always have to be prepared if its slow or busy. If its busy then great you wont have any food to be thrown out but if its slow you have to throw away that days production.
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