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1 Love Food Hate Waste S1 Sustainable Development Case Study of Food

2 Agriculture, or farming, is a primary industry. Farmers cultivate crops and rear animals to produce food and other products. Agriculture is affected by many of the same factors and concerns as other types of industry. There are a range of agricultural operations from large commercial farms to small subsistence farms. All of these farms work to supply the constant demand for food. Textbook work Read pages New Wider World and answer questions 1 and 2 page 96.

3 flour from the USA mozzarella cheese and tomatoes from Italy black pepper from India olives from Greece 1,000 miles 5,000 miles 5,400 miles 1,500 miles Where does our food come from? pineapple from Kenya 4,500 miles

4 Britain...imports 40% of the total food consumed and the proportion is rising Activity/Homework 1 Find out where your food comes from. 1.Look into your fridge and list where you food comes from 2.Calculate the food mile

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6 FoodCountry of originFood mile examplepineappleCosta Rica5424 miles (8727km)

7 The effects of food miles can be measured in the pollution that is caused. Think about the distance travelled, then think about how that distance was covered. Was it by Plane? Boat? Road? What Are The Effects?

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14 So should we stop buying food that has come thousands of miles? And only buy local food? What do you think? Before you answer, read the article titled: How the myth of food miles hurts the planet Then write your answer in your jotter, giving reasons for the view you have. Next, food waste……………………….

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17 EACH DAY in Scotland, we throw away around… Milk: 85,000 litres Bread: 68 tonnes Fizzy drinks: 63,000 litres Output of 1300 cows 110,000 loaves 165,000 cans Potatoes: 52 boxes Ready Meals: 38 tonnes 42,000 tatties 88,000 meals

18 Case study of Tesco

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26 How much food is thrown away by schools in the UK? each year? a.5,770 tonnes b.30,10 tonnes c. 110,000 tonnes d. 8,3000,000 tonnes

27 How much food is thrown away by schools in the UK? each year? a.5,770 tones b.30,10 tonnes c. 110,000 tonnes d. 8,3000,000 tonnes

28 How much food and drink is thrown away by UK households each year? a.1.4 million tonnes b.3.2 million tonnes c. 5.7 million tonnes d. 7.2 million tonnes

29 How much food and drink is thrown away by UK Households each year? a.1.4 million tonnes b. 3.2 million tonnes c. 5.7 million tonnes d. 7.2 million tonnes!

30 The same as 9 Wembley stadiums filled to the brim!

31 Why worry about wasting food? a.Hydrogen b. Oxygen c. Methane d. Ammonia

32 Why worry about wasting food? a.Hydrogen b. Oxygen c. Methane! d. Ammonia

33 If people in the UK stopped wasting food, the impact would be the equivalent of ….. a.Taking 1 in 10 cars off the road b.Taking 1 in 5 cars off the road c.Taking 1 in 20 cars off the road

34 If people in the UK stopped wasting food, the impact would be the equivalent of ….. a.Taking 1 in 10 cars off the road b.Taking 1 in 5 cars off the road c.Taking 1 in 20 cars off the road

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43 Watch the video to get more ideas about what you can do

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45 For a reduced waste home follow the 5 Rs Refuse disposable things Reduce what you buy – write a shopping list Reuse or up cycle Recycle as much as possible Rot – Compost food scraps


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