Food Waste can be Recycled to Help Feed the Planet

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The Santa Fe New Mexican recently published Nourishing the Planet’s op-ed on reducing food waste.

Donating excess food to Albuquerque’s Roadrunner Food Bank is just one way New Mexicans can help cut back on environmentally detrimental food waste. (Photo credit: Roadrunner Food Bank)

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, industrialized countries waste 222 million tons of food annually. But there are easy–and inexpensive–ways to reduce food waste, including composting, recycling, and donating excess food to those in need.

Click here to read the full article.

To purchase your own copy of State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet, please click HERE. And to watch the one minute book trailer, click HERE.