Ayoub Al-Jawaldeh and Alexa Meyer

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pp. 13–22

1.3 Food Waste and Losses and Water Use

The unsustainability of the food system is particularly driven by the large amounts of food loss and waste and the high use and pollution of water, which have a large share in the ecological footprint of food production. This chapter discusses some of the causes of loss and waste in different regions, and their impacts.