The theme for World Environment Day 2013 is 'Think, Eat, Save' through which the UNEP aspires to promote wise and sustainable consumption. Read more on http://www.unep.org/wed/
"The impact of food waste is not just financial. Environmentally, food waste leads to wasteful use of chemicals such as fertilizers and pesticides; more fuel used for transportation; and more rotting food, creating more methane – one of the most harmful greenhouse gases that contributes to climate change. Methane is 23 times more potent than CO2 as a greenhouse gas. The vast amount of food going to landfills makes a significant contribution to global warming. "
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