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1

what percentage of food makes up in landfill

20%

2

Subscription meal services can save how much food waste

Based on some research up to 2/3

3

How large is the wasted food if a farm

The food used to grow the food that is wasted globally is larger than China

4

Root vegetables are responsible for how much food waste

20%

5

How much water is wasted on wasted food

Globally,

70% of freshwater is used for agriculture

25 % of the world's fresh water supply is used on wasted food.

6

Single stream recycling

From the 90s most of America recycled single stream, that Means everything just went into the blue bin being paper plastic and metal

7

How much food makes it from farm to table

about 30% of food is wasted before it makes it from farm to table

8

How much of the food supply goes to trash

As much as 40% of nations food ends up in the trash

9

How much will farming grow by 2050

With 2 billion more people by 2050 would increase food production by 65%

10

How much has healthy amd processed food cost increased since 80s

40%

11

Cognitive dissonance

People experience discomfort when they hold conflicting beliefs when their actions contradict their beliefs. People reduce this dissonance to relieve the discomfort The type of belief, the value of the police, besides the disparity affect influence

12

How much has healthy amd processed food cost increased since 80s

40%

13

People will try to reduce this dissonance to relieve the discomfort.

the type of belief The value of belief the size of disparity

14

Trashing one egg uses how much water ?

55 gallons

15

per cent of the rain and air samples with micro plastics

U.S. study which showed that more than 98 per cent of the rain and air samples collected over 14 months in 11 of the most remote parts of the country were polluted with microplastics.

16

Much methane does landfill create

Landfills in the US creat15 percent of the country’s emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas with a potential warming impact 34 times that of carbon dioxide. The same energy used as 12 million homes

17

New York and LA energy Usage

LA 6000 N`Y 11 000 mw

18

How many people in America live in a food desert

Between 6 to 17% 35 to 80,000,000 people

19

How many gallons of water for a burger

500 gallons 2400 gallons per pound of beef

20

Where is most food waste ?

Most food waste is what is left in the field at farming

21

AD

Anaerobic digestion

22

How many people in America live in a food desert

About 23.5 million people live in food deserts. Nearly half of them are also low-income.[2]

23

How much and who to does the farm subsidies go to

Roughly 70% of farm subsidies goes to the top 10% of industrial commercialized best capitalized farming

24

How many food banks in 1980 compared to today

In 1980 there was 400 today there's a 40,000

25

How much of recycling gets contaminated

The average  recycling contamination  rate is 25%, or 1 in 4 items. Fact 2: The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 75% of waste is  recyclable , yet only close to 34% of it is  recycled

26

Aspirational recycling

Believing that everything is recyclable or wanting everything to be recyclable

27

If food waste was a county

if food waste was a country, it would represent the greatest volume of greenhouse gas emissions after the output of the two leading producers, the United States and China.

28

Cognitive dissonance

people experience discomfort when they hold conflicting beliefs or when their actions contradict their beliefs.

29

Food wasted

15 percent fruits 17 percent diary 18 percent grains 20 percent of vegetables 25 percent of seafood 33 percent of meat

30

How much is healthy unprocessed food increased since the 80s

40%

31

How many people face food insecurity in USA

1 in 7

32

What is the cheapest form of healthcare

Food

33

How much has contamination grown in recycling in the last decade

It’s double

34

How much methane does landfill create

Landfills in the US generate 50% of the countries omissions of methane a greenhouse gas with a potential impact 34 times that of carbon dioxide

35

CDR

Carbon dioxide reduction

36

Where is America ranked for food insecurity in advanced economy countries by IMS report

Last

37

What are the requirements for food desert

500 or 30% of the urban population needs to live more than .5 miles away from a grocery store, rural areas with 500 people or 33% of the population living more than 10 miles from a grocery store

38

More food is wasted in production and growing but how much is wasted after ?

The impact of wasted food is greater after farming and production with the use of transport and storage

39

How much oil is used for wasted food

300 million barrels of oil is wasted on food that goes to waste.

40

What’s the best way to complain

Create some thing

41

How much food does the average American waste

1 pound daily

42

How much energy from the USA energy budget goes to wasted food

2 1/2 percent

43

What is the cost to supply daily nutritional and vitamin needs to a child

25 cents

44

How much carbon dioxide does food waste create

3.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide.

45

Recycling 10 of these saves laptop energy bottle creal boxr tin can

glass bottles 28 hr Cereal box almost 1 hr Tin can 26 hr

46

What are people noticing through Covid I’m having deliveries from Amazon and food deliveries more often

People can notice how much boxes and wasted packaging is piling up at home from all the deliveries

47

How much does food waste contribute to global greenhouse gas emissions?

6%

48

How does food waste compare to aviation 

It is 3 times greater than aviaition

49

How much does food consumption contribute to global greenhouse emissions

1/4 or 26%

50

How much does the average person waste per year

219 pounds of waste per person. That’s like every person in America throwing more than 650 averagesized apples right into the garbage

51

How much does USA spend on food waste

USA wastes 218 billion each year on food, with dairy products being the food item we toss out the most.

52

How much food is left on restauarnt plates

17% of food waste is left on plates in restaurants, mainly oversized portions

53

What's the cycyle for sandwiches prepared food

12/24 hours. Important getting into a bag for too good to go

54

How much food waste through experation label misunderstanding

More than 80 percent of Americans discard perfectly good, consumable food simply because they misunderstand expiration labels.

55

Vermont’s “Universal Recycling Law” details

went into effect in July 2020 banning food scrap waste entirely. Food donations statewide have increased 40 percent.

56

the production of wasted food in the US is equal to how many cars

Equivalent to the greenhouse emissions of 37 million cars

57

Food waste key areas

Homes 43% restaurants, grocery stores food service 40% farms 16% manufacturers 2%, where too much food is produced

58

BEST IF USED BY

BEST IF USED BY describes quality “where the product may not taste or perform as expected but is safe to consume”;

59

USE BY

USE BY applies to “the few products that are highly perishable and/or have food safety concern over time.”14

60

How much does restaurant industry spend on food waste

An estimated $162 billion every year in costs related to wasted food.

61

How much of farm food production wasted

Approximately 30-40 percent of food that farmers around the world produce is never consumed.

62

How much water in food production wasted

Between 21 and 33 percent of water used across US farms is wasted.

63

Grocery Store Food Waste

About 30 percent of food in American grocery stores is thrown away. US retail stores generate about 16 billion pounds of food waste every year.

64

US households waste how much per year in wasted food

About $1,600 each year in produce, enough to pay for more than an entire month’s worth of groceries for a family of four.

65

Americn waste how much on avearge per day

Approximately one pound of food, per person, each day.

66

What is the equivalent of wasted energy in food waste in oil gallons

16 billion gallons.

2 percent of USA energy budget

Equivalent to almost 25% of all cars on the road

72 million cars

Tesla only added 500,000 cars in 2020 

Energy wasted is like 144 Tesla companies

 

 

67

EPA's food waste Hierarchy

  1. Source Reduction
  2. Feed Hungry People
  3. Feed Animals
  4. Industrial Uses
  5. Composting
  6. incinerator landfill

68

Three areas of food reduction goals

Three areas of food reduction goals

prevention

food donation

composting - anaerobic digestion

69

What is the average household waste of food

Up to 25% of household is wasted

70

To reach the goal of reducing waste by 50% what is the target business market

we have to do it at a consumer-based business level. Hass to be consumer based

71

The restaurant industry spends how much per year related to wasted food.

The restaurant industry spends an estimated $162 billion every year in costs related to wasted food.

72

The 12 Design Principles of Permaculture

Observe and interact.

Catch and store energy.

Obtain a yield.

Apply self-regulation and accept feedback.

Use and value renewable resources and services.

Produce no waste.

Design from patterns to details.

Integrate rather than segregate.

Use small and slow solutions.

Use and value diversity.

Use edges and value the marginal.

Creatively use and respond to change.

73

Global water usage

70% agriculture

10% domestic

20% industry

74

Every Day one person drinks and eats how much of water

Drinks – 1/2 to 1 gallon a day

Eats - 500 to 1300 gallons

 

75

How much more GHG from beyond meat vs tofu

One kilogram of Impossible Burger meat emits 3.5 times more greenhouse gases than a kilogram of tofu