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Food Waste Affects Everyone

Once something is thrown away, the majority of people stop thinking about it and aren't interested in what happened to the people that don't have food. Food is a prevalent waste item in the United States. When people become full…

Food Waste in United States

In the past decade, consumer behavior in the United States and the world has become the guileless act of acquiring goods and services to maintain households, but also to pursue human satisfaction of personal needs and wants. The entire economy…

Who is Actually the Biggest Fan of Your Food Waste?

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) is a microbially mediated process by which organic matter (agricultural residues, food wastes, manure, etc.) is turned into biogas and biofertilizer in conditions that require the absence of oxygen (anoxic environment) (Kelleher et al., 2002). The advantages…

Crisis Reflection The Gulf Coast and the BP Oil Spill

As many know, the BP Oil Spill that took place on April 20, 2010 was a tragic occurrence. I knew about it, but was not aware of the enormity of the crisis and how critical dealing with it was. The…

Amoco Cadiz Oil Spill

The Amoco Cadiz Oil Spill is known as ""one of the most studied oil spills in history"" (Cyert & March, 1963). On March 16, 1978, the oil tanker Amoco Cadiz suffered a failure in the steering mechanism, resulting in the…

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

I. Introduction The Deepwater Horizon incident was the largest marine oil spill in history. Located 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf a Mexico, the oil rig ""Deepwater Horizon"" was owned by Transocean, who was under contract…

Food Wastage Behavior of Consumers in UMD

The secondary sources will be used in order to define problem and establish its scope and the sources were categorized in terms of methodologies used and the issues addresses (e.g. food choice, handling, disposal). In order to find a solution…

Causes and Effects about Food Waste

Food waste means to throw food away even it is still able to eat. According to The European Commission, food waste means misuse combined with fresh or cooked food components and combines food abandoned at any moment, which means in…

Food Wastage – Global Environmental Problem

Food wastage is a global problem that many nations mainly the developed nations are dealing with. From statistics provided in the US, it is clear that more than 35 million tons of food goes to waste every year in the…

Plastic pollution in the ocean

All pollution is bad for the ocean and what belongs in the ocean. However, there is one material that is extremely potent to the ocean, and that is plastic. It also negatively effects the oceans wildlife greatly in many ways.…