Opinion

Tackling food waste important for health of planet

By Julian Lee
Updated October 13 2021 - 5:41am, first published October 12 2021 - 8:30am
Reducing food waste helps lower climate footprint

It's hard to imagine, but about a third of all food produced in the world goes to waste between the farm and our forks, accounting for roughly 8 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. So not only is food waste an issue of equity, it is a problem that will come back to bite everyone on the planet through climate change.

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