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  • What Is Food Waste?

    the world are suffering from poverty and hunger, there are millions of food are waste every day. Food is a significate part to save the human life, but have you ever thought about food waste? Food waste! it might be a kind of strange topic to think about, right? Many people do not know what “food waste” meaning. Depending on a report of United Nations, Food waste is the important part of food loss which is the decrease in quantity or quality of food (Think. Eat. Save,2016). Rastegary reported “1.3 billion tons of food with 1.5 quadrillion kcal is wasted globally per year”. (Rastegary, 2015). In France alone, there is around seven million tons of food go to trash every year (Marshall, 2016). Unfortunately, food…

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  • Global Food Waste

    Reducing the amount of global food waste is essential. Using examples, discuss the main solutions to this problem. There has been increasing concern about food waste in recent years. As the global population is rising fast, reducing the amount of global food waste has become essential to make sure everyone will have enough sustenance to survive. According to Institution of Mechanical Engineers (2013), it is estimated that 30-50% (1.2-2 billion tonnes) of all food produced worldwide is discarded…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Industrial Waste

    but also to fly high in the sky. All of this ingenuity, however, comes with certain drawbacks that need to be fixed or improved upon. One drawback in particular is the disposal of ‘industrial waste.’ In this paper, we will be tackling two of the most important sources of industrial waste: E-waste and mining waste. E-Waste With the development of technology in our everyday life, people tend to own more novel and advanced electronic appliances, discarding the old ones. It is estimated that each…

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  • Limiting Waste In America Essay

    other things are thrown away daily, chances are that an average family of four people, can produce as much as twenty pounds of waste per month. People just throw away trash without knowing where that stuff will end up. Solid waste production in the United States is growing in volume and in toxicity tremendously. Our everyday products contain many toxic chemicals like mercury or flame retardant chemicals. When these substances combine with other trash, our waste has an impact on public health and…

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  • Essay On Pre-Consumer Waste

    families to spend time together and reconnect, young couples to chat and fall in love, or simply to fill a craving and empty stomach. However, many do not consider how much waste is produced by these outings. Lots of times people leave to-go boxes on their table by mistake right before they leave, many plastics and glasses (like bottled drinks) are thrown away and not recycled, and countless restaurants use plastic cutlery over regular cutlery. The restaurant industry produces a large amount of…

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  • Food Waste In America Essay

    the grocery shelves will ever meet the mouth of the consumer who bought it. Much of that food will instead be sent straight to the local landfill. The misuse and sheer waste of food today in the US is becoming a bigger and bigger problem. Some argue that the waste of food is that important of an issue, but a careful examination suggests that the economic, ethical…

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  • Plastic Waste Management Essay

    Plastic wastes are wastes of human activities that deliberately or accidentally finish into rivers and other water bodies or streams. These wastes finally reach the sea and other water bodies where aquatic life. With the increased use of plastic, the respective waste management has become a problem, since many types of plastic (unlike other wastes such as wood) are not biodegradable and, therefore, accumulate. Plastic dragged through the water is dangerous, because it represents a serious…

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  • Waste Minimization Specialist Essay

    don’t say “Waste Minimization Specialist?”. Why and when did you decide to become one? She originally was planning to become a teacher but since there was not a huge demand for teachers in Ontario, she never became one. Instead, what happened was that she applied for a job and this job was regarding the environment. So from there, right out of university, she began working in this field. What high school education/degrees do you need to become a WMS? She herself focused on the geology, social…

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  • Food Waste Research Paper

    Food waste is a topic nobody really talks about. It is even possible to say that not a lot of people are even aware of these issues. Every year 1/3 of the annual food production is thrown away in the garbage just to end up in a landfill. That’s 20 lbs of food per month; that’s basically money in the garbage. Perfectly good, edible, food is being thrown out and wasted. Countries around the world have people who are dying of hunger and here we are throwing edible food away. There has to be…

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  • Maquiladoras: Hazardous Waste

    The growth of maquiladoras has led to increased air, water, and soil, pollution due to the inadequate disposal of hazardous wastes throughout the northern border area. Maquiladoras generate many hazardous waste such as acids, nickel, lead, paints, oils, and plastics, which are not regularly accounted for, despite the existence of the La Paz Agreement which requires U.S companies to deal with the toxic wastes associated with production (Frey 329). Statistics show that in the 1990s only 25 percent…

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