As we look at drastically reducing the amount of food waste in the world, it's not hard to see that there are a lot of other things that create unnecessary waste. The biggest ones appear to be one time use items that we use daily.
While Flashfood tackles the problem of food waste from grocery stores, a related issue is bought food that is thrown out at home, which can be scraps, leftovers, or forgotten items pushed to the back of your fridge. In Canada, a whopping 45% of total food waste is thrown out at home! There are many things you can do to prevent this - not only benefiting the environment but also realizing that one in nine people across the world are malnourished.