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Food Wastethe road to practical solutions
Food Wastethe road to practical solutions
Who is this guy?
Who is this guy?
Who is this guy?
Food Waste: the road to practical solutions• My first trip to a US supermarket, and other tales• Some facts about food wast...
Food Waste: the road to practical solutions• My first trip to a US supermarket, and other tales• Some facts about food wast...
My first trip to a US supermarketand other tales
market challenges
so why did this seem weird?
1998 flashback   what were we thinking?
ようこそ・ようこそ   dinner for two
lobster sashimi                      http://luxirare.com/jewel-bako/Oki ebiis not jumbo shrimp
lobster sashimi          http://luxirare.com/jewel-bako/Oki ebiis raw
lobster sashimi          http://luxirare.com/jewel-bako/Oki ebimoves
the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
rice by Sean Garrett, on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/seangarrett/6060948875/                                       ...
the dragon’s backbone
Some facts about food waste
Annual food waste     • 1/3 of food produced globally     • 222 million tons by consumers       and retailers in industria...
Why does it matter?• 1 billion people malnourished  globally• 14.9% of US households were  food insecure in 2011• 1/3 of r...
the Blog   222milliontons.com
the Blog   222milliontons.com
the Blog   222milliontons.com
the Blog   222milliontons.com
the Blog   222milliontons.com
the Blog   222milliontons.com
the Blog   222milliontons.com
the App   zero waste meal planning
the App   zero waste meal planning
the App   zero waste meal planning
the App   zero waste meal planning
the App   zero waste meal planning
Awareness   get folks talking & thinking
Confessions of a wee pig                 Awareness   get folks talking & thinking
What others are doing
Some innovative solutions
Some innovative solutions
Food recovery in California
Food recovery in California
Can we make a difference?
yes we can
yes we can
K. Lewis, J. Kaufman, M. Gonzalez, A. Wimmer, and N.A. Christakis, “Tastes, Ties, and             Time: A New (Cultural, M...
technology embedded in our lives & relationships
Questions?
Thank you
Thank you
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Food Waste: the road to practical solutions

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The average consumer in Europe & North America throws away between 210 and 250 pounds of food away per year - more than 10 times as much as people in South and South-East Asia. This presentation, given as part of the CODA Electric Vehicle Series, covered more about the problem, lessons the speaker learned in Asia, and solutions.

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Food Waste: the road to practical solutions

  1. 1. Food Wastethe road to practical solutions
  2. 2. Food Wastethe road to practical solutions
  3. 3. Who is this guy?
  4. 4. Who is this guy?
  5. 5. Who is this guy?
  6. 6. Food Waste: the road to practical solutions• My first trip to a US supermarket, and other tales• Some facts about food waste• The ‘222 million tons’ project• What others are doing• Can we make a difference?• Q&A
  7. 7. Food Waste: the road to practical solutions• My first trip to a US supermarket, and other tales• Some facts about food waste• The ‘222 million tons’ project• What others are doing• Can we make a difference?• Q&A #222milliontons #CODA
  8. 8. My first trip to a US supermarketand other tales
  9. 9. market challenges
  10. 10. so why did this seem weird?
  11. 11. 1998 flashback what were we thinking?
  12. 12. ようこそ・ようこそ dinner for two
  13. 13. lobster sashimi http://luxirare.com/jewel-bako/Oki ebiis not jumbo shrimp
  14. 14. lobster sashimi http://luxirare.com/jewel-bako/Oki ebiis raw
  15. 15. lobster sashimi http://luxirare.com/jewel-bako/Oki ebimoves
  16. 16. the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
  17. 17. the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
  18. 18. the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
  19. 19. the first of many challenging Asian food experiences
  20. 20. rice by Sean Garrett, on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/seangarrett/6060948875/ jungle yam by beckcowles, on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/beckcowles/6449832727/so why did this seem weird?
  21. 21. the dragon’s backbone
  22. 22. Some facts about food waste
  23. 23. Annual food waste • 1/3 of food produced globally • 222 million tons by consumers and retailers in industrialized nations • 95 to 115 kg by the average consumer in Europe & North America • 6 to 11 kg by the average consumer in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia & SE AsiaSource of data: Global Food Losses & Food Waste, study carried out bySwedish Institute for Food & Biotechnology and the Food & AgricultureOrganization of the UN.
  24. 24. Why does it matter?• 1 billion people malnourished globally• 14.9% of US households were food insecure in 2011• 1/3 of resources used to grow and transport food are wasted• Food comprises 12% of US waste stream• Food in landfill produces methane, a greenhouse gas
  25. 25. the Blog 222milliontons.com
  26. 26. the Blog 222milliontons.com
  27. 27. the Blog 222milliontons.com
  28. 28. the Blog 222milliontons.com
  29. 29. the Blog 222milliontons.com
  30. 30. the Blog 222milliontons.com
  31. 31. the Blog 222milliontons.com
  32. 32. the App zero waste meal planning
  33. 33. the App zero waste meal planning
  34. 34. the App zero waste meal planning
  35. 35. the App zero waste meal planning
  36. 36. the App zero waste meal planning
  37. 37. Awareness get folks talking & thinking
  38. 38. Confessions of a wee pig Awareness get folks talking & thinking
  39. 39. What others are doing
  40. 40. Some innovative solutions
  41. 41. Some innovative solutions
  42. 42. Food recovery in California
  43. 43. Food recovery in California
  44. 44. Can we make a difference?
  45. 45. yes we can
  46. 46. yes we can
  47. 47. K. Lewis, J. Kaufman, M. Gonzalez, A. Wimmer, and N.A. Christakis, “Tastes, Ties, and Time: A New (Cultural, Multiplex, and Longitudinal) Social Network Dataset Using Facebook.com,” Social Networks 2008; 30: 330-342.yes we can
  48. 48. technology embedded in our lives & relationships
  49. 49. Questions?
  50. 50. Thank you
  51. 51. Thank you

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