April 27th, 2022 is Stop Food Waste Day. This day is recognized as an international call to action to fight against food waste. This initiative is extremely important as it is estimated that 33% of food produced each year is either lost or wasted. With 795 million undernourished people in the world currently, 25% of the food that is wasted each year could effectively feed them. Now that we understand the importance of stopping food waste, you may be wondering, "What can I do t
o help fight against food waste?" There are many great tips that can be found on the STOP FOOD WASTE DAY website. Along with some shocking statistics regarding food waste and its impact. The website also lists great tips, tricks, and resources to add into your daily routine that can lower contribution to food waste. There is also a place on the website to take a pledge and share your commitment on social media so that others can be made aware of Stop Food Waste Day and join along in the efforts. There is also a section of the website that highlights yummy recipes that feature common portions of foods that are thrown out, such as broccoli bottoms!
I would encourage you to take the time to check out the website listed above and discover ways that you can personally make an impact to stop food waste. You can also stop by The Pulse Cafe and pick up some information on food waste at our featured table! Sharing your contributions on social media can also be a great start to get your community involved. If you are present on the platforms listed below, be sure to use the assigned hashtags and handles when sharing your Stop Food Waste Day posts!
LinkedIn:@Stop Food Waste Day