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Australian Communities are Fighting Food Waste with Circular Economies

Australian Communities are Fighting Food Waste with Circular Economies

BY BERNADETTE McCABE for THE CONVERSATION August 29th 2016 Around 4 million tonnes of food reaches landfill in Australia each year. This forms part of Australia’s organic waste, the country’s largest unrecovered stream of waste that goes into landfill. There’s a missed opportunity here to […]

Why Americans Lead the World in Food Waste

Why Americans Lead the World in Food Waste

BY ADAM CHANDLER for THE ATLANTIC Americans waste an unfathomable amount of food. In fact, according to a Guardian report released this week, roughly 50 percent of all produce in the United States is thrown away—some 60 million tons (or $160 billion) worth of produce […]