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Eat less meat and dairy

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Eat less meat and dairy

You can reduce your environmental impact by eating less meat and dairy produce. By choosing locally grown food you can reduce carbon emissions from transportation and refrigeration. 

The impact of meat and dairy on the environment 

  • 14.5% of global greenhouse gases are caused by meat and dairy production   
  • 11% of Camden household’s total consumption-based carbon emissions are from food and drink choices 
  • over 10 million tonnes of food is wasted every year in the UK 
  • 67% of household food waste is still edible when thrown away 
  • you can halve your food-based carbon emissions by cutting down on meat and dairy 

What can you do?