June 9, 2023

From the Public News Service: Food Waste and the Climate Crisis: What to know And what to do.

In 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture stated: “Food loss and waste … exacerbates the climatecrisis with its significant GHG footprint. Production, transportation, and handling of food generatesignificant carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions, and when food ends up in landfills, it generates methane,[which is] an even more potent greenhouse gas.”A 2021 U.S. Environmental Protection […]