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Wasting Water

With World Water Week having just concluded, there’s been plenty of talk about the scarcity of water. And I was interested to hear the latest on the link between water and food waste. Still, I was stunned by this statement: “More than one-fourth of all the water we use worldwide is taken to grow over […]

September 4, 2012 | Posted in Environment | Comments closed

Why Waste Matters: Water

One of the real problems with wasting food is that we also squander the embedded resources. Mainly, oil and water (and I have found a way to mix the two here). While I usually focus on oil, water is increasingly coming to the fore. To wit, this fascinating Dutch study that tallies foods’ water footprint. In […]

June 8, 2011 | Posted in Energy, Environment, International | Comments closed