Did you know that an estimated 30-50% of food grown or produced on our planet is never eaten? In the UK alone, 18 million tonnes of food is wasted each year, while in the U.S. 30% of their food – worth approximately $48.3 billion – goes uneaten. In fact, the US and the majority of European countries have twice as much food as they need to satisfy their population’s nutritional needs. Just 1/4 of this food could nourish hungry countries and prevent starvation.
When we let food to uneaten, we are also wasting energy, labour, money and numerous other resources that could be going to much better uses. So, how can we as individuals cut down the amount of food waste? All it takes is small steps! This infographic from Pounds To Pocket gives some fantastic tips on how to keep all sorts of foods fresher for longer, so you can of you bit for the planet and eat well!
Instagram allows you to see exactly what inspires people and how creativity is drawn from their everyday life. We use Instagram to capture what makes us smile, what brings joy to our life, and what we are passionate about, and the accounts listed below are sure to inspire you in turn.
Here are our 20 top creative Instagram accounts that you should be following today.
Brandon Stanton walks the streets of New York City taking street photography, and he gets his subjects to open up about life details that even many family members may not know about them. It makes you smile and connect with the images at a new level.
Carin Olsson moved to Paris and is documenting every part of her experience, from the macaroons to the Eiffel Tower with all of its shimmering lights. If you want to go to Paris but can’t get there today, Carin will take you.