Future Human
Published in

Future Human

We Can’t Compost Our Way Out of a Food Waste Crisis

Food recovery is crucial to mitigating greenhouse gases from food

Food waste.

In 2019, Oregon researchers went digging through trash in 230 homes. The study, which aimed to understand how much food people were wasting, surveyed both urban and rural homes and asked residents to keep diaries of what they threw away. What they found in the garbage…

--

--

Future Human is a science publication from Medium about the survival of our species. It is run by the OneZero editorial team, which also publishes stories about major forces in technology through its namesake publication and stories about gadgets on Debugger.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store