Food Waste: A global issue [Infographic]
How much food do you throw out a week? Imagine a restaurant! Now imagine all kitchens and the restaurants in the world! That be some serious waste. We order too much, we don’t store things properly, we throw out things, even if there still (kinda) good. Kristin from Door to door organics brings us this infographic about the growing issue of food waste. Remember, if you don’t finish your meal… no dessert!
- 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted worldwide per year
- 25% of all fresh water used is wasted
- Food waste is the largest category of waste, coming in at 254 pounds, per person, per year