26 Feb '15, 3pm

Reducing Food Waste Is Good for Economy and Climate, Report Says

Reducing Food Waste Is Good for Economy and Climate, Report Says

WRAP cites programs have already been tried and have been successful in reducing waste. In the UK, WRAP’s own Love Food Hate Waste program aimed at consumers reduced food waste by about 21 percent and saved about $2.1 million. The group has also worked with manufacturers and groceries to improve packaging and storage to better protect food and reduce the amount ultimately thrown away. Something as simple as reducing refrigeration temperature slightly can have big impact on the amount of food that ends up thrown away. The report also pointed to concerted efforts in countries like Norway and Japan that had dramatically cut waste.

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