LETS FEED FAMILIES, NOT LANDFILLS!!

(THE EFFECT OF FOOD WASTE IN THE U.S.)

THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

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“30 million tons of edible nutriment, the landfill waste emits Greenhouse Gases. Greenhouse gas emissions absorbs solar radiation and keeps earth warm enough to support life. Human activities such as landfills, leads to an increase of greenhouse gas emissions, hence global warming” (Environmental Impact of U.S. Food Waste; pg.4)

THE MILLIONS OF STARVING FAMILIES WHO SUFFER FROM HUNGER

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Have you ever stopped when throwing away food, to think about the numerous amount of families starving in the U.S.?


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How about the astonishing amount of food we waste each year that could end their hunger?

Just imagine being in their position. Struggling, and losing pride from not being able to provide food on the table for your family.

THE COST OF FOOD WASTAGE

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WE'VE WASTED ENOUGH FOOD TO FILL THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING 91 TIMES!

"We've spent over $1 billion dollars a year just to dispose of the food we dump out, and the total cost of the food is $165 billion a year" (Feeding America Food Waste; pg.3)

Ways to conserve:

Plan meals! Make Grocery Lists! Use coupons!
Keep leftovers! Donate canned goods!
Only make the amount of food you can consume! Aviod Impluse buys!

"Change can't come if we don't invite it in!" -Madison Olney :)