DON’T WASTE….APPRECIATE Tu Nguyen Gerry Murrillo Nhuy Hoang
Don’t Cry • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-K3st2b68Z4
All About It • Alternative ways fast food/restaurants can distribute their untouched food • Instead of disposing it, donate it to food banks/homeless shelters • Help the environment and help a community
Continue • Impact of food waste isn’t just financial • Food waste= wasteful use of chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides) • More fuel use for transportation, more rotting food (this creates more methane gas) • Drinking water can be contaminated from solid waste landfills
Fun Facts • In the United States 30% of all food, worth $48.3 billion is thrown away each year. • 1 in 6 people in America face hunger • Request for emergency food assistance is increasing
Conclusion • Instead of disposing good food, why not distribute it to food banks/homeless shelters. • This will help the community and also help the environment. • Give the gift of Food this holiday
Bibliography • "11 Facts About Hunger in the US." Do Something. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Dec. 2013. • "City Mayors: Hunger and Homelessness in American Cities." City Mayors: Hunger and Homelessness in American Cities. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2013. • "Food Waste Facts." World Environment Day -. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Dec. 2013.