Love this blog post on food waste, as you know it’s a big rant of mine but this goes into greater detail than my mini rant the other week lol
When I was a child, my parents use to always tell me: “Finish your food, because there are other children starving in the world”, and my thought always was: “Please, if you can transport this plate to wherever it is needed, by my guest”. Not throwing food away has been feed into our minds forever. The reason for it, I believe, has mainly been because our parents or grandparents lived through a period where food was scarce and thus appreciate the value of it; and even seeing something perfectly good going to waste is ethically hurtful. It later got into fashion seeing the starving children in a nutritional crisis and thinking “and meanwhile here, we are throwing our food”.
Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think we should freely throw food away, it is only that I believe we should re-think the real causes for throwing food away, what it…
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