According to the EDGAR-FOOD database published in 2021 by the FAO, the agro-food industry produces about 34% of total emissions. Pollution from this sector is still too high. In 2022, Earth Overshoot Day – the day on which we run out of the resources the earth can naturally offer us in a year – was 28 July. This means that we have run out of resources a full four months before the end
of the year.
This is why we need to reduce the pressure on the environment and optimise the resources we have.
In this sense, the circular economy becomes both a necessity and a new opportunity. The circular economy is the new