More than 2 billion of tons of food goes uneaten around the world, almost double than previously thought, according to a new report.
By Agnieszka de Sousa, Published July 20, 2021
According to research done by the World Wildfire Fund, approximately 2.5 billion tons, of food was lost or wasted on farms or by retailers and consumers.
Food waste accounts for about 33% of all global greenhouse-gas emissions according to the last last comprehensive analysis done in 2011, and it most likely has only risen since then. Furthermore, over 50% of global food waste can contributed to the high- and middle-income countries of North America, Europe, and the industrialized countries of Asia.
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