Food Waste Reduction

Pie chart showing what is wasted in Canadian houses. 2.2 million tonnes of edible food each year

One of the greatest ways we can help our environment is to reduce the amount of edible food we waste. In addition to taking up valuable space in landfills, wasting food wastes all the resources that went into making that food including:

  • water and fertilizer that went into growing the food
  • fuel and electricity to harvest, transport and store the food
  • land cleared to produce wasted food which results in habitat destruction and uses up land that could have been put to other uses.

Food Waste Tips & Resources

Reducing food waste can save a lot of time and money, here are some tips to get you started: