Waste

'40 per cent of all US food goes uneaten'

An American throws away, on average, 9 kg of food per month

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Friday 09 October 2015

Source: Capitan America (Centre for Science and Environment)

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  • This is nothing new. I presented these in my book published in 2011: Gren green revolution: Agriculture perspective of climate change. FAO reported on an average the waste is 30% a global level. I presented it for India at 40 to 50% and wasted associated natural resources used to produce that. Each country has its own reasons for such waste. In India one of the component is non-availability of storage and timely transport facilities.

    Dr. S. Jeevananda Reddy

    Posted by: Dr. S. Jeevananda Reddy | 4 years ago | Reply