Is Food Waste Next On Our Recycling Chain?

When dumped into landfills leftovers, or food waste produce methane gas. Methane is a very destructive greenhouse gas that is over 23 times more potent than regular carbon dioxide. The City of Seattle has already begun addressing this problem of creating methane gas through household food waste. They have created a food waste collection and other food waste recycling movements. However, plenty of leftovers still end up in the Seattle garbage. There are things your family can do to help is reduce the amount of food waste your family generates, and methane gas your non recycled waste creates. One thing you can do is only shop for and cook food you and your family really need. When you end up with leftovers instead of tossing them into the trash can, figure out ways to eat them all.

Find Out More How You Can Help Reduce Your Household Food Wastes.

Seattle Recycling Editor K.

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