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Curbing food waste saves money, as well as the planet
Mar 7, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Imagine a land mass greater than China. Now imagine that land is only used to produce food. Then suppose all the crops and produce from those 2.5bn acres are not eaten. Imagine all of that - and you have grasped the amount of food the world wastes every year.

Every year a third of the world's food is wasted. In terms of weight, it adds up to around 1.3bn tonnes. In the UK alone, we waste over 10m tonnes of food in a year.

By any standard, these are huge numbers. This level of waste i

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