Sustainable Food Solutions: Navigating Food Waste and Plastic Food Packaging
February 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Food waste and packaging makes up 45% of our landfills. One of the solutions to preserve food longer has been to package it in plastic and other materials. The trouble with this is that we also have a plastic pollution problem. Both food waste and plastic pollution harms our health, our environment, and our economy.
About 43% of food waste occurs in households. By changing our food purchasing and storing habits, we can help mitigate these large problems. We will dive deep into the issues around food waste and solutions we can make as consumers.
- Presenter: Hope LaBonty, Radix Ecological Sustainability Environmental Educator
- Date: Monday, February 28, 2022
- Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Zoom Video Conference