In Canada, it is reported that 60% of food is wasted. Now that is a lot of food waste!
Every day, the food waste translates to…
- 470,000 heads of lettuce
- 1,200,000 tomatoes
- 2,400,000 potatoes
- 750,000 slices of bread
- 1,225,000 apples
- 555,000 bananas
- 450,000 eggs
- 1,000,000 cups of milk
If food waste was a country, it would be the world’s third largest producer of greenhouse gases.
By reducing food waste…
Businesses can increase their margins by 3.3%. 1 tonne less food waste is equivalent to one less car on the road for one year.
5 quick tips for reducing your food waste
- Minimize number of ingredients.
- Check the expiry date.
- Use leftovers.
- Review preparation techniques.
- Monitor waste by weight.
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