Not only does food waste contribute heavily to greenhouse gas emissions, it also represents thousands and thousands of litres of wasted water from paddock to plate.
The equivalent of an average backyard pool is filled every time
– 1kg of rice (1,550 litres)
– 1kg of potatoes (500 litres), and
– 1kg of beef (50,000 litres)
is thrown away!
Australia is one of the driest continents on Earth and yet we’re pouring precious water down the drain every day every time we throw away food.
There are solutions – and they start when people Watch My Waste.
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