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Food Waste and Greenhouse Gases: Thinking upstream and downstream of farm gate to reduce GHG from food waste

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Food Waste and Greenhouse Gases: Thinking upstream and downstream of farm gate to reduce GHG from food waste

May 10: Food Waste & GHG: Learn how citizens can help farms and landfills reduce greenhouse gases –while saving money, land area, and natural resources– by reducing food waste.

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Food Waste: What we know and what we don’t presented by Dr. Zach Conrad (Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Global Research Institute at William & Mary)

Food waste is an issue for public health, the environment, and food affordability. This webinar describes the current state of science on these relationships, drawing from the most contemporary evidence from around the world but focusing on the United States. Specifically, this webinar describes the difference between food loss and waste, food waste reduction targets, health impacts, environmental impacts, economic impacts, which foods are wasted most, why we waste food, and ways to reduce food waste at the individual level and system level.

Innovative Case Studies from a New Hampshire Landfill presented by Marc Morgan (Solid Waste Manager, City of Lebanon, New Hampshire)

Learn how Lebanon, NH is building strategies to reduce landfill food waste and methane by making topsoil!

Check out our Spring Webinar 2022 Series

Join us, Tuesday’s, from 9-11 am and learn about ways that farms, forests, and citizens can reduce Greenhouse Gases (GHG).

January 25: Livestock Rumen & GHG

February 8: Manure Management & GHG

March 8: Field Nitrogen & GHG

April 12: TBD

May 10: Food Waste & GHG

All Webinar recordings can be found here.

This series is co-hosted with the USDA Northeast Climate Hub.

This series is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Smith Lever Project 2019-20-110.

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