France is all about the food … here’s 4 ways they’re leading the way in reducing waste.
It probably helps that French food is too good to waste, but even taking that into account, it’s still a supersized problem.
Food waste is a huge and costly issue for the world. In France, the problem is not different than elsewhere. Every year 10 million tons of food is either lost or wasted in the country, costing the French 16 billion euros per year. The negative impact on the environment is also shocking. In France, food waste emits 15.3 million tonnes of CO2, which represents 3% of the country’s total CO2 emission.
So how are our Gaelic cousins combatting this issue? Well we found a rather interesting article on WinnowSolutions blog, detailing just that. One of the ways is the ban on supermarkets throwing away or destroying unsold food. Tres bien.
Read the full article here, and be inspired.