Did you know that all the wasted food could feed the world’s hungry 4x over?
Food waste is not only a serious social issue, rotting food in landfill is a huge contributor to global warming. If food waste was a country, it would be the 3rd largest carbon polluter after the USA and China. If everyone made small changes to tackle food waste, we could drastically reduce greenhouse gasses which are released into the atmosphere.
The Climate Venture Collective is a community of diverse people that collaborate to start projects that solve the climate crisis. The need for a campaign that highlights the relationship between food waste and the climate crisis was apparent when household food waste increased significantly at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the course of lockdown, we ran the #lockdownleftovers campaign to find the most impactful ways to tackle food waste at home.
We have compiled our top tips in this handy guide and it is designed to help you tackle food waste easily at home, helping to reduce your environmental footprint and positively impact the planet. Making small adjustments over time will have a big impact on the environment as well as save you money, so we hope you find it useful.
And remember- a little effort goes a long way!
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