Essay On Food Waste

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What you need to know about composting food waste? Did you know that food waste is the major contributor in Global warming? Yes, because food waste in landfills breaks down anaerobically, producing methane, a greenhouse gas which traps 30 times more of the sun’s heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide. Food is terrible thing to waste because it is a unique, irreplaceable Gift so we should use it with humility, respect and skills but still 1/3 of food we buy is wasted. Food and drink waste is a significant problem for economic, environmental and food security reasons.If we want to produce more food then we should think about the waste. The most sustainable and cost effective way to deal with these wastes is on-site. According to food waste…show more content…
PILING Piling is a method that sounds exactly like what it is: a heap of mixed, compostable materials. It does not require any additional materials—other than a pitchfork for turning and the openness of the pile makes that task easy. What you need to do for Composting. You can do composting at home if you don’t have yards/garden by following these simple steps. • Start with a 4 to 6 inch layer of food waste material and set it on the bottom of the composter (plastic Bin) or on top of the soil. • Add a 3 to 4 inch layer of low carbon (moist waste) material. • Add a 4 to 6 inch layer of high carbon (Dry waste) material. • Add a 1 inch layer of garden soil. • Mix the layers of high carbon material, low carbon material, and soil. • Repeat steps 2 through 5 until the composting bin is filled (maximum 4 feet in height). Cap with dry material. Why You Need To Know How Food waste must be handled appropriately. If it is not then the smells it produces can be a deterrent for anyone around you who was considering following your example. Composting food waste can also become a health issue if it is not done properly. For these reasons, you need to know exactly what you are doing and how to do it right.Efficient composting
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