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Friday, February 6, 2015

Strategic CSR - Waste

The article in the url below contains a quiz to test readers on the amount of waste generated in the United Kingdom. Here are a few of the questions:
 
What is the UK's second most binned [trashed] food coming in at 320,000 tonnes per year?

          -  Carrots
          -  Potatoes
          -  Brussel sprouts

To grow all of the food thrown away from UK homes each year, we'd need an area 91% the size of which country?

          -  Wales
          -  Scotland
          -  England

Wasted food and drink costs the average UK family roughly how much a month?

          -  £25
          -  £60
          -  £80

How many bananas are wasted every day in the UK?

          -  444,000
          -  1.4mn
          -  14,000

Go to the article to see the answers.

Have a good weekend
David

David Chandler & Bill Werther
Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholders, Globalization, and Sustainable Value Creation (3e)
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How much food does the UK waste?
By Hannah Gould
October 13, 2014
Guardian Sustainable Business
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/quiz/how-much-food-waste-uk-quiz-test-knowledge