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on 5th August 2013 in Uncategorised

Huffington Post – Waste Not Want Not

Miroma CEO Marc Boyan shares his views on the high and ever-increasing levels of waste in today’s society.

We generate about 228 million tonnes of waste every year in England alone. If we take food wastage as one example,annually we’re actually throwing away £23 billion worth of food according to Love Food Hate Waste. It argues that if we all stop throwing food that could have been eaten, the benefit to the planet would be the equivalent of taking one in five cars off the road.

With this in mind, whilst there’s undoubtedly going to be waste in the world we live in, it doesn’t need to damage the environment. It should be recycled or incinerated, even re-distributed. In fact, one method – corporate bartering – can see a retailer exchange their stock in return for an increased marketing budget.

Read the full article here

 

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