By Heesu Lee, Bloomberg
The world is throwing away double the amount of food than previously estimated, according to a new report by Wageningen University & Research.
- The worlds richest are wasting more food at home compared to their less affluent counterparts
- Analysis by Wageningen Economic Research suggests that people are wasting over 300 calories of food per day
- Food waste accounts for 10% of the developed world’s GHG emissions
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