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