The types of foods that i eat that comes packaged are bacon, chicken mortadella, different types of soups, cereal, milk, chocolate bars, and many more. but those foods that i eat and drink come in different packages like How much of these foods come in different types of packaging like plastic, cardboard, bags and boxes etc. the most common packaging materials used are paper , paperboard, fiberboard and fiberboard are used in both primary and secondary packaging. also plastic can take a big part in packaging foods also aluminum packaging and glass/ jars could also be used commonly. There are a specific types of packaging for each type of food. some foods have a specific types of packaging. they have specific packaging because these foods are meant for that packaging and nothing else. Packaging food makes it safer and less vulnerable to contamination. Though the Food and Drug Administration has expressed concern about the safe use of recycled packaging, it is generally considered to be safe. the negative part about packaging is that they can be crushed, dented or torn during shipping or when handled in the store or sometimes plastic packaging can be bad for the environment and sometimes it can’t be bad because when it is being properly collected and disposed. after you unpack foods from it package. the package itself gets recycled and gets to be reused for other things. when we use a food packaging we put in a recycle bin so it can be recycled and reused for other different things and after one year or many more years the same things happens to the packaging it gets used recycled and reused. food waste is put into an anaerobic digested where micro-organisms break down food waste in the absence of oxygen. This process produces bio gas, a mixture of methane and carbon dioxide which can then be used to produce heat, electricity or transport fuels. there are some ways we can decrease the amount of waste we create like. Choose reusable produce bags instead of plastic, . Shop the refrigerator before going to the store, move older food products to the front, keep your refrigerator at 40 degrees F or below, Freeze or can surplus fresh produce using safe, up-to-date food preservation methods, Check product dates on foods, Buy misshapen fruits and vegetables, Take restaurant leftovers home and refrigerate within two hours of being served.