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Ways You Can Waste Less Food & Water (3 videos)

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There is a lot of waste of food and water in the world.

In New York City alone 270,000 pounds of food are wasted each day. This first video cleverly gives you an idea of what this means.

Then watch the other two to see how you can do your part.

Waiting for the Apple Train

Youíll enjoy this. Donít worry, those apples werenít actually wasted. Itís all trick photography.

The video on page 2 gives you some easy ideas of how you can reduce your own food waste.

Photo credit: Florian

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9:30AM PDT on Mar 29, 2011

noted thx

12:16PM PDT on Mar 14, 2011

Nicely done, interesting presentation. I do most things right. I would have to say 98% of food that comes in the house is eaten. The only thing I don't understand is why coffee uses so much more water than tea.

1:01AM PST on Mar 13, 2011


6:11AM PST on Feb 23, 2011

Conservation:-) More conservation with everything we use!

9:14AM PST on Dec 18, 2010

A dishwasher is really using less as normal hand dish washing? I do a hand dish wash 2x a week ( live alone, not home a lot ) because of I have to do my dishes not much I did not go for a dishwasher

7:15AM PST on Dec 18, 2010

Reading a book by Jonathon Bloom, "American Wasteland".
Many aspects of food waste include: Food being landfilled that could feed the hungry, food waste that creates methane in landfills that will be a problem in the future (if not already). Not an easy fix to any of these problems and more (in the chapters I haven't read yet) Yes there is food that could be used to feed others, but the logistical costs to get it from farm to table are growing higher each day. Cleaning our plates would not cause obesity, if we didn't pile it high with food realistically we cannot finish. Take some and if you want more, then go back. Buy less fresh items when shopping. Just because the sale says 2 heads for $1.00 does not mean you'll eat it before it goes bad. Throwing it away doesn't save any money. Make "Stone Soup" when looking at all the leftovers in the fridge. If you don't have time to make the soup today. throw those leftovers in the freezer. They'll be ready when you do have the time. Change can happen, we just need to put conscience, active thought into it EACH day. Namaste

2:10PM PDT on Oct 1, 2010

Great tips!

7:39PM PDT on Sep 29, 2010


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