Landfills, garbage, environment. All words that come to mind with the issue of food wastage.
Food wastage is a problem that affects everyone, and it’s not strictly a human problem either. Over 1.6 billion tonnes of food is thrown away every year, as well as dumped into our oceans. These are actions that are having severe consequences on wildlife and ecosystems worldwide.
Grundig’s Respect Food campaign is dedicated to reducing food waste. We want to lessen the severe impact it has on the delicate balances of our planet. With such detrimental effects on so many elements of our lives, it’s important for us to consider how food waste is affecting the lives of animals too.
Read on to see 5 issues that ecosystems have to face because of food waste.