Looking to Biology for the Answer to Food Waste
May 20th 2011
By Kristi Choi
The massive amount of food required to feed the planet’s 6.7 billion people results in the production of food waste on an equally grand scale. Food waste represents 19% of waste dumped in landfills in countries such as England and the United States . Once in landfills, food waste ends up rotting and producing methane. The social, economic, and environmental implications are harmful and a subject that needs more attention.