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Food waste harms the planet

UK food waste emits more than 93,000 tonnes of methane into the atmosphere, making the same contribution to global warming as 3.8 million flights from London to New York, according to research.Waste processing specialist Global Renewables analysed the impact of sending 3.9 million tonnes of food to landfill. It found that it emits 186,528 tonnes of methane. According to the firm, half of this methane is released into the atmosphere, making the same contribution to global ...