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Discussion 4: Diigo/Sustainability - 26 views

Erick you're right but how do we do that? In the video we watched cutting carbon emissions by 80 percent seem to be the number one suggestion. but the UN decided on doing that in a longer time sp...

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melissa diaz

Feeding the 5k - 0 views

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    This article shows some facts on todays food waste. You can also sign up to pledge in reducing food waste.
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    This is has many food waste facts. They not only pertain to AMerica's food waste, but all over the planet. These facts can be very useful in our paper.
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    This article talks about how the amount of food we waste is enough to feed people who are malnourished. It also talks about how fruits and vegetables are not accepted because they do not meet the supermarkets standards. It also mentions how school lunches get thrown out and how we cause gas emissions by growing food we do not eat.
Kelsie Pensyl

The food money pit: How food waste costs thousands and How to stop it - 1 views

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    This article talk about realizing how much food waste one family waste. A husband and a wife sat down one day a calculated how much they were wasting of food. They finally but together a budget and a challenge not to waste food. If you plan meals and how much food you need it often becomes easier to not waste as much. Too many Americans go to the store without planning or budgeting food and this then results in food waste.
melissa diaz

Civil Eats » Blog Archive » 18 Little-Known Facts that Will Motivate You to Cut Back on Food Waste - 0 views

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    This article talks about how food waste has increased over the years. It gives some suggestions on what we can do to prevent food waste. It also mentions how fresh products make most of household waste and how restaurants contribute to the food waste. 
Sarah Chavez

Tops to Roots: Nose to Tail Dining for Produce - Know Thy Food - 0 views

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    This article and chart shows how things are being thrown out now and how many Americans are malnourished. We drink less water as well compared to years ago. Also, it shows how there are 24 moillion acres of forests destroyed to make room for more food waste.
Taylor Burkhart

Daily amount of food waste in America enough to fill a football stadium - 1 views

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    This article expressly greatly on our food waste, its also think with the author of "American wasteland", which we are familiar with. U.S economy continues its downward spiral, and this article tells us a little on that.
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    American Wasteland, a book written by Jonathan Bloom talks about the statistics of the food waste in America. This artice in particular gives us the option to look into even more statistics of how severe the food waste in America has become today. These numbers keep gradually increasing sending our whole stability on Earth out of line. The more food we waste the more food we expect to grow. however the harsh conditions we expect Earth to withstand are apalling; Not only the soil but the atmophere are at risk of causing serious damages to the future of life as we know it
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    The ridiculous amount of food that is carelessly wasted.
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    Daily amount of food waste in America enough to fill a football stadium
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    This article gives a clear picture of just how much food we waste a day. It talks about how Americans fill a football stadium each day with the amount of food we waste and how that negatively effects the environment. It also touches on how we are a society that went from having many farmers and a greater appreciation for the work that went into growing the food to not knowing or caring where it came from and how much we waste.
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    Jonathan Benson states that there is enough food waste in America to fill a football stadium and has been increasing over the years. He also talks about the cause of all the food being wasted in America and gives supported reasons.
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.
melissa diaz

All About: Food waste - CNN - 0 views

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    In this article statistics compare how much food is wasted between countries all over the world. Also, methane is a greenhouse gas that is much more dangerous than carbon dioxide.
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    Food is biodegradable so whats the problem? This article explains the danger in food littering.
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    This article talks about how much it costs the US to get rid of the food waste. It also talks about how food waste releases methane, which is more harmful than carbon dioxide. 
Taylor Burkhart

Basic Information about Food Waste | Organic Materials | US EPA - 0 views

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    This talks about how much food is wasted. this page also has two graphs one what is wasted in america not only food but other materials.
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    These graphs show basic images to help give a descriptive idea of how much food waste is happening in America. They talk about the disposal of the food and how it becomes a danger to our world by the methane gases it produces. Recycling, of course, is always a benefit for our environment; however, we need to inform more people about this.
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    By generating food waste has significant economic as well as environmental consequences. Parts of your budget goes to buying food, but yet we waste it with out even thinking anything of it. If i was to give someone 20 dollars and then say throw it away they would look at me like i'm crazy. But this is what we are doing!
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    This article talks about how recycling food has environmental benefits. It also states how food waste has both economical and environmental consequences. 
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    In this website the text is about the amount of food being wasted in 2010; which then gives the results. It also states the harsh consequences of food waste and also benefits of food wasting.
Raymond Laborin

Sustainable Agriculture - 2 views

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    This article is about how sustainable food can last us in the long haul, without damaging our health, and environment. It also describes how technology has a big impact on sustainable food.
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    The Article gives great information on how agriclture is making a transition to a more sustainable envoriment.
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    I really enjoyed reading this article for the fact that it was straight forward and easy to read, compared to the other articles that lose you to so much jargon.
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    I really liked this article because it was forward and straight to the point. I life how it really went into depth on the topics of sustainability in livestock, crops, agriculture and more. It covers many different areas of topic in one easy to access article.
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    I reallly like this article because the main page of the article has specific buttons for specific sections of the article, this makes the article very organized and neat. This article covers many different topics and definitely could be a good source to use.
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    Cameron i agree i liked how This website gives you knowledge on a wide spectrum i enjoyed quite a few of the tabs i agreed with and thought that we should make so many of these things laws which can be punishable if they are ignored. The only way it seems to get people to do what's right is to give them no other choice.
melissa diaz

Food waste - Food issues and policies - Inspiration - Waitrose.com - 0 views

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    This articles mentions a few tips on how to reduce food waste. It also talks about how it is important to understand the date labels on food items. 
melissa diaz

Food Waste Disposal and Handling - 0 views

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    This article talks about how to reduce food waste. It gives some options like giving food to the needy and recycling. It also mentions how food waste can be used to create other material.
melissa diaz

Food Waste Is Overwhelming. Here Are Five Things People Are Doing About It | KPBS.org - 0 views

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    This article talks about how much food we waste when there is so many people who do not have enough food. It also talks about how food waste affects our water supply. In this article it also gives examples of what people are doing to prevent wasting food.
Louise Gumabon

WasteCap Resource Solutions - Transforming Waste into Resources - 1 views

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    This website gives you an overview of how much food we waste. It also presents methods on how to compost.  They have posted recent projects and articles related to food waste management.
Veronica Guzman

Tons of food waste crams landfills, adds to methane gas | Hunger Solutions Minnesota - 0 views

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    It seems that Bloom is a major source when it comes to food waste because this is the second article that quotes him. This article gives statistics and information everyone should be aware of. They also give this great example of how America has a great obesity problem and that they say to chuck away the last few slices of that pizza instead of eating them!! Wrong! maybe we should just not buy the pizza if we do not need to eat it! The examples just show how we don't really think twice before throwing food away.
Kimberly Montoya

Wasting Food = Wasting Water - 0 views

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    This article explains how wasting food leads to wasting water. Reducing food wastes can help the needs of 500 million people. It also talks about how filling landfills with wasted food only contributes to global warming.
Kimberly Montoya

Sustainable Foodservice - 0 views

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    Tips on how to record your wasted food and how to make a difference daily with the food entering the trash can. Ways to prevent waste to help you save money and labor.
Veronica Guzman

Food for Thought Video - Food Waste the Missing Link in Recycling - PR.com - 0 views

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    This article talks about how America is on board with recycling, but its priorities have mostly been cardboard and plastic. It talks about how we don't pay attention to one of the most important problems food waste. NATH Sustainability Solutions is an involved organization that works with schools and restaurants and they bring awareness to the people about food waste.
Andrea Manginelli

For Restaurants, Food Waste Is Seen As Low Priority - 0 views

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    An estimated forty-five to fifty percent of food is discarded each year by Americans.That makes it an economic problem for everyone. In a country known as the "throw away" society we are destroying the planet with methane, mountains of food waste that could of been eaten, and wasting money that could of been saved.
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    This article talks about how much food we waste on Thanksgiving and in every day life. Talks about the different studies that have been done on this topic and the shocking results.
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    In this article they talk about how half of what  we produce in america is wasted. It also talks about how farmers grow a lot of product in order to get paid more and if it comes out bad they just leave it to rot in the fields.
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    Nearly 50% of all food ready for harvest gets thrown away, according to a study done by the University of Arizona! Sometimes the crops can't be saved due to mother nature, but in most cases food waste happens because we have been trained to only look at the perfect looking food.
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    This article covers the idea of warehouses and how they contribute to the idea of food waste. They also give again, They general run down about food waste and again some ideas anyone can do in their homes everyday to help prevent the issue.
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    In this article, the author describes the effects of food waste in our landfills. Restaurants contribute 15 percent of all waste in landfills.
Luis Gomez

365 ways to go green - 0 views

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    An article that gives ways on how to reduce waste in your home and how it will save you money if you do so.
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