Did you know….
* Up to 10% of global greenhouse gases comes from food that is produced, but not eaten (Source: United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) (2021). Food Waste Index Report 2021)
* Wasting food is worse than total emissions from flying (1.9%), plastic production (3.8%) and oil extraction (3.8%) (Source: WRI: World GHG Emissions 2016 & https://www.nature.com/article)
* Food rotting in landfill releases methane – 28x stronger than carbon dioxide. (Source: IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land)
At this lunchtime webinar, Linda Tohver from North East Waste* will discuss this topic and offer practical suggestions for our local food & beverage businesses.
Suited for all in the food and beverage supply chain including food service operators, food & beverage manufacturers, producers etc. There will be time for Q& A at the end of the session.
Note: this session is free to attend, but registration is required. You will receive a link to the zoom session prior to the event.
*North East Waste is a group of councils on the North Coast of New South Wales, working together towards cost-effective waste management solutions. The member councils include: Ballina Shire, Byron Shire, Clarence Valley, Lismore City, Kyogle, Richmond Valley and Tweed Shire.