In Metro Manila alone, about 2,175 tons of food scraps end up in trash bins on a daily basis. 52% of solid waste in the Philippines consists of biodegradables, food waste, and garden waste. 1.3 billion tons of food, enough to feed 3 billion people, is lost and wasted around the world annually. All these food lost and wasted end up polluting the earth—but they shouldn't be!
All these food lost and wasted could do so much good—if only we put them in the right place. Here's one way to do just that: compost it!