Waste Ingredients:

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The following data are meant as “per capita per week”. Please note that the “water loss” only refers to freshwater loss due to intentional irrigation and does not account rainwater and groundwater loss.

DATA SOURCE: Lost water and nitrogen resources due to EU consumer food waste, D. Vanham, F. Bouraoui, A. Leip, B. Grizzetti, G. Bidoglio (2015)

Here is a list of the edible food the average EU citizen throws away during one week. Remember: it is not only about food. In fact you can also check the blue water footprint of every lost ingredient.

WASTEDAY MEAL INFO:

2


lost portions

€ 6.40


lost money

80%


of waste is edible

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The following data are meant as “per capita per week”. Please note that the “water loss” only refers to freshwater loss due to intentional irrigation and does not account rainwater and groundwater loss.

DATA SOURCE: Lost water and nitrogen resources due to EU consumer food waste, D. Vanham, F. Bouraoui, A. Leip, B. Grizzetti, G. Bidoglio (2015)

WASTED INGREDIENT

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WASTED INGREDIENTS

vegetables

Tomatoes

21%

22L

500g

potatoes

Tomatoes

25%

11L

400g

cereals

Tomatoes

17%

25L

300g

fruit

Tomatoes

12%

31L

250g

milk

Tomatoes

5%

6L

95g

meat

Tomatoes

8%

99L

40g

sugar

Tomatoes

8%

16L

55g

cheese

Tomatoes

6%

7L

17g