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SXSW 2020

Why Food Waste is a Problem

The main cause of deforestation, species extinction, river pollution, water depletion, and a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions is food production. This session will explain these impacts, and how to not waste food.

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  1. Why is food waste a problem?
  2. What are the environmental impacts?
  3. What can we do to reduce food waste?


  • stephen sturdivant, environmental engineer, US EPA


Stephen Sturdivant, Environmental Engineer, US Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Focus15
  • Track: Climate & Social Action
  • Level: Advanced
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