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Did you know? – In Ireland over one million tonnes of food is wasted every year.

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How much food do we waste?

 

In Ireland there is over one million tonnes of food waste disposed of each year.

Around 1/3 of this comes from households and means that, at home,

80kg of food waste is thrown out per person every year.

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Yet 795 million people or one in nine people in the world do not have enough to eat.

98% of the people who do not have enough food live in developing countries.

While some of this food waste cannot be avoided a lot of it could be saved if we managed our food better.

Go to this website StopFoodWaste.ie to learn more.

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An online interactive activity about your global footprint from National Geographic (for senior classes)

Click HERE for an interactive activity about your global footprint from National Geographic.

What do you eat each day? Where does it travel from? Where do you travel to each day? How much water do you use each day? How much energy do you use?

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