3 Affordable and Practical Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Melanie and Sid from Breakfast Television are joined by Food & Sustainability Expert, Puneeta Chhitwal-Varma, to discuss affordable and sustainable kitchen habits.

Climate-smart Practices in the Kitchen

Puneeta talks to Melanie and Sid on Breakfast Television about sustainable kitchen habits that will reduce food waste and help save the planet.

Climate uncertainty is here. It’s time to adopt practices that help people make a difference in our kitchens and homes. Food waste in particular is one of the key drivers of greenhouse gas emissions. It’s an enormous burden on the economy.

In Canada, more than half the food produced never gets eaten. This is not only a waste of food but also all of the resources that go into production, distribution, and disposal!

Part of what’s both frustrating and inspiring about food waste is just how much of a difference we can make. Let’s start by tackling the food that is thrown away.

Watch the video to learn more.

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About Puneeta

Author, Educator, Speaker

Puneeta is a writer, food advocate and guide for those who seek earth-friendly, delicious solutions that work for real life.

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