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All the CO2 quantities shown here are meant as CO2 eq., which is the equivalent CO2 mass of the many green house gases that were taken into account.

DATA SOURCE: Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers, J. Poore, T. Nemecek (2018);
Average CO2 emissions from newly registered motor vehicles, European Environment Agency (2019)

Our food chain greatly contributes to humane greenhouse gases emissions. Moreover, wasting food makes the environmental cost of its production completely vain. Here you can calculate the carbon footprint of your weekly waste.

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All the CO2 quantities shown here are meant as CO2 eq., which is the equivalent CO2 mass of the many green house gases that were taken into account.

DATA SOURCE: Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers, J. Poore, T. Nemecek (2018);
Average CO2 emissions from newly registered motor vehicles, European Environment Agency (2019)

Choose up to 7 items you might throw away during a regular week.

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apples

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bananas

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beef

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bread

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cheese

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chicken

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chocolate

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citruses

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coffee

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eggs

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fish

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milk

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olive oil

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peas

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pork

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potatoes

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rice

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sugar

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tomatoes

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Select your first item from the list above.

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Here is the environmental impact of your own Wasteday meal:

TOTAL CO2 IMPACT

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00 km

Equivalent distance driving an average EU car

CO2 IMPACT PER FOOD TYPE