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July 27, 2022

How Wasted Food Could Save the Planet | Opinion

The most promising and simple solutions for wasted food and packaging lies in the problem itself: wasted food and packaging—if composted—could slow climate change and improve soil quality and quantity. When food waste, along with packaging like paper, cardboard and other compostable options, break down in composting facilities or even in backyard compost piles, they don’t produce methane, and they result in carbon-rich soil that can be used everywhere from potted plants to commercial agricultural fields.