Food Waste

Food Waste

Waste not, want not, said grandparents and generations past. Life was simpler and most folks used their resources sparingly, avoiding excessive waste. Fast-forward to today’s spin-saturated, disposable, consumer America where almost all material goods made in the past 100 plus years have ended up in our landfills, including much of our food waste. But because natural resources are increasingly expensive to find and extract, waste is becoming commonly seen as a resource. Among the easiest of waste streams citizens can capture and utilize, is food and organic waste, which rot in our landfills, causing dangerous changes to the natural balance of the atmosphere. Join us to learn more about turning waste into a resource while helping reduce the threat of climate change.

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Links/ Info/ Sources

http://www.solarenergy.org/

Organic Consumers Assoc. Wash DC
www.organicconsumers.org/

The Rodale Institute
Kutztown, PA 19530
www.rodaleinstitute.org

http://www.dirtthemovie.org/

http://www.wastecapwi.org/documents/foodwaste.pdf

http://wasteage.com/mag/waste_food_waste_2/

http://www.wastedfood.com/

http://www.foodproductiondaily.com/Supply-Chain/Half-of-US-food-goes-to-waste

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