Why Zero Food Waste Cities Are the Way to 2030 UN Climate Goals

Urban Areas Can Lead the Way in Establishing a Framework to Reduce Food Waste.



One of the reasons tackling food waste can feel so difficult is its complexity. Each segment of society has specific and individual challenges. Develop a perfect system to save food in a kindergarten canteen and it’s unlikely to address the problem of composting in homes. This is made worse by a lack of ownership. National and international targets like the UN goals are important, but they can easily feel like someone else’s problem.

In the photo: Cities can be instrumental in reducing food waste. Photo credit: Unsplash.

Large Populations, Large Opportunity

In the photo: Paris and Milan have provided examples of how cities can tackle food waste. Photo credit: Unsplash.

A Framework for the Food Waste Fight


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