Source: Digital montage by Black, S. (2019).
"Each year, an estimated one third of all food produced – equivalent to 1.3 billion tons worth around $1 trillion – ends up rotting in the bins of consumers and retailers, or spoiling due to poor transportation and harvesting practices." (United Nations, 2018)
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Around 9 million people die of hunger and hunger-related diseases every year, more than the lives taken by AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined... A child dies from hunger every 10 seconds Poor nutrition and hunger is responsible for the death of 3.1 million children a year. That’s nearly half of all deaths in children under the age of 5. The children die because their bodies lack basic nutrients. See also The World Counts for more details as well as information about the statistics that form the basis of this counter.
We waste so much food that it’s hard to believe! This contributes to excess consumption of freshwater and fossil fuels. One ton of food waste prevention can save 4.2 tons of CO2 equivalent. See also The World Counts for more details as well as information about the statistics that form the basis of this counter.
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"Features Mark Boulet, Research Fellow with MSDI's BehaviourWorks team. Mark is the unit co-ordinator for MSDI's "Understanding Human Behaviour to Influence Change" subject within the Master of Environment and Sustainability at Monash University. Mark is currently working on food waste prevention programs in Victoria, NSW and WA and is a part-time PhD candidate studying the relationship between household food waste and behaviour." (Monash Sustainable Development Institute, 2019)
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