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Food Waste Its Implications for San Francisco and the Rest of the World.
The Disconnect <ul><li>Lost personal value </li></ul><ul><li>Food just as a product </li></ul><ul><li>Less sense of urgenc...
 
McDonald's <ul><li>USA </li></ul><ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>World </li></ul><ul><li>Profit </li></ul>
 
Food Wasted in the USA <ul><li>More food wasted = less food given </li></ul><ul><li>University of Arizona: 40-50% of food ...
Hunger   <ul><li>SF Food Bank </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60% Households using the Bank have a working adult. </li></ul></ul><ul...
Solving the Problem <ul><li>Garden Project  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing naturally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preventing ...
Conclusion <ul><li>This disconnect with food has many effects, some more known than others. </li></ul><ul><li>It is easy t...
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  1. 2. Food Waste Its Implications for San Francisco and the Rest of the World.
  2. 3. The Disconnect <ul><li>Lost personal value </li></ul><ul><li>Food just as a product </li></ul><ul><li>Less sense of urgency, necessity </li></ul>
  3. 5. McDonald's <ul><li>USA </li></ul><ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>World </li></ul><ul><li>Profit </li></ul>
  4. 7. Food Wasted in the USA <ul><li>More food wasted = less food given </li></ul><ul><li>University of Arizona: 40-50% of food is wasted </li></ul><ul><li>Food makes up 18% of landfills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Average size has been increasing over time </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. Hunger <ul><li>SF Food Bank </li></ul><ul><ul><li>60% Households using the Bank have a working adult. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>18% using the Bank are homeless. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>150,000 people struggle to feed themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Undernourished Populations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US: under 2.5% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zimbabwe: 47% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Burundi: 66% </li></ul></ul>
  6. 9. Solving the Problem <ul><li>Garden Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing naturally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preventing waste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coming back to food </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Food Not Bombs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protesting international food waste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SF Chapter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kitchens for the hungry </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>This disconnect with food has many effects, some more known than others. </li></ul><ul><li>It is easy to waste that which is not important to us. </li></ul><ul><li>Hunger and undernourishment are the most powerful effects of food waste. </li></ul><ul><li>Join Garden Project, volunteer in kitchens, be aware. </li></ul>
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