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Why This Solution Is The Most Eco-Friendly Way To Dispose of Your Food Waste

Environmentally friendly living is an important factor for most people in their daily lives. But in this article, it is discuss here the best solution and the most eco-friendly way to disposed our food. Find out why!

Why this solution is the most eco-friendly way to dispose of your food waste

In an ideal world, we would eat only what we needed and not be left with unwanted food scraps pushed to the side of plates. However, as we all know, life often gets in the way. Whether you end up over-catering for a dinner party, unable to convince the youngest family members to finish their meal or forget those leftovers pushed to the back of the fridge, it helps to know there is a tidy and environmentally friendly way to rid ourselves of consumption guilt.

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According to the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment, 700,000 tonnes of organic waste is trucked to landfills every year in New Zealand. Once there, it quickly decomposes and produces methane, an environmentally harmful greenhouse gas at least 21 times more potent than carbon dioxide. In fact, landfills are considered the third largest sources of methane.

“Considering food waste makes up as much as 40 per cent of the solid waste stream in New Zealand, consumer and government officials should look at multiple options for managing food waste,” says Michael Keleman, manager of environmental engineering for InSinkErator. “Given so much focus on better managing food waste, stakeholders should take a closer look in their own homes – the answer might be right in their kitchen sink.”

Read more: https://www.homestolove.co.nz/kitchen/food-waste-solution-eco-friendly