Recycling Food for the Future

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The environmental impact of food waste is staggering.

1.4 billion hectares of land, or 34% of the world’s total agricultural land, is used to grow food that’ll eventually end up in a landfill. Most of the food waste that’s disposed in a landfill decomposes anaerobically and generates the powerful greenhouse gas methane, significantly increasing our carbon footprint. Agriculture accounts for 69% of the world’s

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