11 great posters from when we used to care about wasting food

Lloyd Alter

Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)
Living / Green Food
September 11, 2012

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The greatest crime

credit: WWI Poster

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Dana's favourite poster has a bit of humour, but in World War I they were just dire and threatening. I love this one, it is so over the top and politically incorrect, I doubt anyone thought that scraping your leftovers into the bin was the "greatest crime in Christendom," wherever that is.

Conduct a comprehensive study of food losses throughout the U.S. food system.

The adage “you manage what you measure” applies. Food loss has become such a huge problem partly because it is not being measured or studied, thus making it difficult to understand or evaluate progress.

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