Food Waste vs. Land

Food Waste vs. Land

March 08, 2021

According to the USDA, 50% of all land in the United States is used for agriculture, but nearly 30% of this land is squandered. Worldwide, about 1.4 billion hectares of available agricultural land is used to grow food that is ultimately wasted. This is almost as much land as three Amazon rainforests put together!

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Food Waste vs. Energy

Food Waste vs. Energy

January 11, 2021

"Globally, if food waste could be represented as its own country, it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind China and the U.S."

In the second installment of "The Invention of Waste" blog, we explore the relationship between food waste and energy.

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Introducing: The Invention of Waste

Introducing: The Invention of Waste

January 03, 2021

The first installment of The Invention of Waste blog. Austin Hirsh, the founder of The 2050 Company, discusses how the concept of waste came about in human societies and explores how we can look to nature for solutions to the looming food waste crisis.

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