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Go to your refrigerator. Now take almost half the food out and throw it in the trash. That’s what the typical American does, wasting up to 40 percent of the nation’s food supply.
Generation X adults prepare an average of 10 meals a week, and eat out or buy fast food an average of three times a week, according to a University of Michigan report that details the role food plays in the lives of Americans born between 1961 and 1981.
SEATTLE, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The amount of food scraps recycled by Seattle residents increased by an amazing 47 percent in 2009, thanks to new weekly collection contracts and extraordinary customer participation.
British city governments say they want separate collections for household food scraps to be extended across the country in a bid to reduce landfill. Of the 434 municipal governments, or local councils, across Britain, 113 now collect food waste separately and send it to facilities to be recycled into compost rather than adding it to burgeoning landfills.
IT'S all aboard as an ambitious drive to get Wales' capital city leading the way to a greener future is launched. Children from primary schools across Cardiff got the chance to climb into a refuse lorry that will be collecting food waste for composting from Monday.
By Darren Smith HIGH summer is here and if you have a garden, you probably have to cut the lawn and trim the plants regularly. Ornamental lawns can be cut every three days in rapid growth conditions. Your average family lawn should be cut about once a week.
THIS picture gives a sense of the mountain of food chucked away by Britain's supermarkets every day. From loaves of bread to ready meals and fruit, it's estimated the major stores dump pounds 2.44bn worth of food every year that shoppers could be buying.
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