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Greenhouse-Gas Emissions And Food Choices
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The food available to us, and how we choose to eat, makes a big environmental impact.

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Sources: Science Daily, The Guardian, ReFED, Institute For Local Self-Reliance


What changes have you made to your food choices to reduce environmental damage? Share in the comments below!

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  • Rebecca G. 2 years ago
    Wow, I had no clue how much food was wasted in the US. Sad!
  • camille M. 2 years ago
    I have been very conscious about how much food (waste) I throw away. It is easier to get rid of in compost in the summer/spring/fall but winter is hard in WI. Anyone have an easy winter compost that is not indoors? Cooks on cooking shows are unnerving.
    Eating a whole apple (only leave the stem & seeds). I eat zero meat/dairy/eggs, etc. My husband still drinks milk, cheese, and eggs though. Cheese is always local, not sure about the other things though.
    Every little bit helps, right?
    • Lisa L. 2 years ago
      What about a 5 gallon bucket with a lid. Put in all you need for composting....
    • Danielle D. 2 years ago
      The winter months it should stay frozen! I live in Mass and might do this myself.
    • Seana S. 1 year ago
      I'm in NW WI...I just keep throwing things on top of the compost pile year round. (Right now, I'm also getting my exercise trudging through the snow to get to it!) Some years what I do is two compost piles in separate corners of the garden. On January first, I stop adding to the established pile and start a new one in a different corner. When spring finally comes, I spread the first pile out and rototill it in and keep adding to the 2nd pile until the end of the year and repeat the process. The cold isn't as big of a problem as the bear, fox, squirrels and so on!
  • Lisa T. 2 years ago
    I had no idea there was that much food waste. Definitely eye opening!
  • Annette J. 2 years ago
    Oh and I did started eating bison
  • Annette J. 2 years ago
    Well I have changed the way I eat and it's more vegetables fish and chicken I do eat pork but little beef hard to digest and I feel better
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