of food that is intended for human consumption is thrown away.
of carbon dioxide will be generated from food waste disposed in landfill over the life of its decay.
of food is lost from commercial and industrial sectors, resulting in significant waste disposal charges and lost product costs to business.
of all vegetables produced don’t leave the farm.
of carrots that don’t leave the farm equate to a cost of $60 million.
Source: National Food Waste: Halving Australia’s Food Waste by 2030, Commonwealth of Australia 2017