You are here: Home Sponsored Food Waste Facts in the UK [Infographic] Food Waste Facts in the UK [Infographic] by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg October 18, 2014, 11:19 am Did you know that this past Thursday, October 16, was World Food Day? Yeah, I missed it, too… And while this may strike you as just another opportunity for people to share pictures of their meals, and promote their particular food ideology, the main idea behind it involves global food issues. This year’s theme, for instance, was “Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth.” So, those of us who missed it completely can take the “Every day should be World Food Day” approach (which we should, anyway), and dig into the issues surrounding food production and availability around the world. Our friends at UK-based Ecocleen Services have shared this infographic with us that addresses another major issue surrounding food: waste. Focusing specifically on Great Britain, this collection of food waste facts drills down to the locations where edible food gets tossed instead of eaten: places like grocery stores, restaurants, and school cafeterias. If you like in the UK, share your impressions of food waste there. Do you see lots of edible food getting thrown away? Do you have a sense of why this happens? Do you have ideas for cutting that waste? Share your thoughts… Need to see a larger version of this graphic? Go here… This post was generously supported by Ecocleen See more Previous article Healthy Eating for Kids: Brussels Sprouts are My Daughter’s Favorite Food (Really!) Next article 10 Million Families Use Water Meters to Stop Waste – but What Else Can You Do? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.