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Fuel made from ramen, dishes from coffee grounds: Japan rethinks food waste

TOKYO — Though it throws out about 90 pounds of food per person every year, Japan doesn’t rank at the top of the world’s list of waste offenders. Still, what’s discarded represents a serious problem for an island nation with limited landfill space and a goal of greater sustainability. Reinvention can offer an alternative. Japanese companies are taking vegetable peels, cooking oil,…
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Fuel made from ramen, dishes from coffee grounds: Japan rethinks food waste

Here are three Japanese companies with solutions that they hope will help their country cut its food waste in half by 2030, perhaps saving a bit of the planet along the way.

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Every year, the global environmental organization The Nature Conservancy holds a photo contest to show the beauty of nature and what we stand to lose to climate change. The 2022 Photo Contest saw the largest participation ever, with entries from 196 countries across six categories.

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