Learn more about Food Waste with this Good Information
Welcome to Good Information, Plastic Ingenuity’s educational series on everything related to plastic and sustainability. In this episode, Brandon and Zach discuss how food waste can impact our sustainability efforts.
Food waste is food that is intended for consumption that ends up getting discarded somewhere alone the food chain. 35% of food grown for consumption gets wasted before it can be consumed. Food waste accounts for up to 8% of greenhouse gas emissions overall. Food waste is a serious issue that impacts the global economy we should all take into consideration. Learn more by watching this video and how smart design and thoughtful packaging efforts can contribute positive results to the overall problem.
For more detailed information on how plastics can help with food waste, read more here: Plastics Play a Vital Role in Reducing Food Waste.