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The Plate Project: Provocateurs

What We'll Be Eating in 35 Years: F&W asked some of the most original thinkers we know to sketch out their predictions o...
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No More Waste

by José Andrés, Chef
“The average person eats at least three meals a day, which represents 1,095 paper plates a year. The US wastes approximately 749 pounds of paper a year—per person. Each ton of recycled paper saves 17 trees, 7,000 gallons of water, 682,50 gallons of oil and 3.3 cubic feet of landfill space. One tree provides enough oxygen to support three people. The US throws away 40 million tons of paper that could have been recycled every year. The food of tomorrow is today’s sustainability.” thinkfoodgroup.com

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