Food waste is wrong on so many counts!

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In a World of desperate need food waste is scandalous & a crime against humanity! The degree of waste is incalculable but it is a growing problem. Blatant consumerism sees the "over-fed World rejecting excellent food for the flimsiest of reasons like vegetables discarded because of their shape, size or whatever. All this where increasing numbers have pressing needs! This is a crime of monumental proportions - no question!

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Clearly we have reached the absurd point where a literal handful has more power than most countries - the result? The "shit-covered tails will wag" the World ! They have the propensity to indulge at aill squandering lavishly while increasing numbers starve.  No question either this is addressed or these self-absorbed crooks will lead us all to self-destruct! Beam me up Scotty!

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General Motors Rakes in Revenues From Recycling - finally "the penny is dropping". Especially in consumer-driven wealthy countries waste is a huge potential resource which (a) needs to be curbed to lessen the quantity & (b) needs, also, to be utilised to the fullest extent by using sophisticated screening to gain the maximum potential. As GM is showing it is a very profitable exercise if "done right"!

General Motors Rakes in Revenues From Recycling

The automotive industry is “material resource–intensive,” General Motors stated in its 2015 sustainability report. The iconic American automaker wants to change that by greatly reduce its own waste

Our Oceans Are Running Out of Fish … and 10 Million Tons Get Wasted by Fisheries Every Year - Our oceans long been raped now factory ships are ensuring NOTHING is left for those starving in the World !
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Our Oceans Are Running Out of Fish … and 10 Million Tons Get Wasted by Fisheries Every Year

The 10 million tons of fish is an equivalent of filling around 4,500 Olympic-sized swimming pools with fish – every single year. The highest amount of discards happens in the Pacific, by fleets from Russia, China, Taiwan, and South Korea.

United Nations climate change report warns we must rethink how we produce our food—and quickly

To tackle climate change, we need to rethink our food system

A new United Nations report finds that we must change our food system quickly to mitigate the most devasting effects of climate change.

Between 500 and 4,000 litres of water are required to produce 1kg of wheat. Our value system needs review. Fresh water, like fine   agricultural land is nevered valued in much of the World - that needs to change as tough times are ahead. Both water & fine agricultural land is depleting fast  & we MUST value it more & waste it less!

How much water is needed to produce food and how much do we waste?

As much as 50% of all food produced in the world ends up as waste every year according to figures from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. But how much water is needed to produce it? • Get the data • More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian

Plenty of fish in the sea? Not necessarily, as history shows - this is a precious resource which we continue to squander and abuse. We cannot, indeed MUST NOT,  expect the resource to accept blatant abuse and exploitation. When it's gone it may well be forever!

Plenty of fish in the sea? Not necessarily, as history shows

The history of fisheries exploitation in Australia reveals a staggering natural bounty, which has been alarmingly fragile without proper management.

On Food Waste, The US Could Learn a Lot from Europe. In a World of desperate food shortages it is criminal to see blatant food waste! We really have to address this situation.

On Food Waste, The US Could Learn a Lot from Europe

The U.S. tosses a staggering $161 billion worth of food every year. While numerous efforts are underway to address that problem, they are taking place mostly at the local level or in the business