We, the people, do have the power to stop [the] tragic waste of resources if we regard it as socially unacceptable to waste food.

Tristram Stuart

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About This Quote


Source: "The Global Food Waste Scandal." TEDSalon London Spring 2012. May 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from a 2012 TED Talk given by author and activist Tristram Stuart in which he shares shocking data on global food waste. The quote means that it is possible to end food waste if we start to view wasting food as an unacceptable and irresponsible behavior, such as littering or stealing. Watch the full TED Talk here: Tristram Stuwart - The Global Food Waste Scandal