If you open your fridge right now and you make an inventory of food that’s been there for more than a week, how long will that list be? How many food containers inside your fridge are now showing signs of decay? How many of them can you not open for fear of a vomit-inducing smell?
All households in the entire planet are pretty much guilty of this. In the most recent Ted Talk video that I watched, the speaker who is a systems strategist revealed that a third of all the food produced worldwide are wasted. They go to the landfill where they decay. And in the process, they emit greenhouse gases to our atmosphere. That means that wasting food has now become an environmental concern and not just a poverty or hunger issue.
With that, the world calls for an immediate action from different the heads of the countries down to every household in the community. Instead of waiting for the authorities to make laws against wasting food, why don’t we start reducing our food waste through simple efforts that we can do right now? Here are some of the simplest.