実践ビジネス英語 2020/5/6 (1) Reducing Food Waste 食品ロスを減らす





実践ビジネス英語 2020/5/6 (1) Reducing Food Waste 食品ロスを減らす
Alvarez and Ueda compliment a supermarket chain affiliated with A&A over its ambitious “Zero Waste Challenge” initiative. Lyons says the campaign has improved morale among the supermarket chain’s employees, who feel a renewed sense of commitment. McMillan is glad to see businesses taking concrete steps on the issue of food waste. And Alvarez states how many Americans are facing hunger.
「食品ロス・ゼロチャレンジ」キャンペーンの目標は何ですか。
Their “Zero Waste Challenge” campaign has set an ambitious goal of eliminating food waste across the company by 2030.
どのくらいの数のアメリカ人が、飢えの問題に直面していますか。
More than 40 million of our fellow Americans face the problem of hunger.
food waste 食品ロス、食品廃棄物
Food thrown away unnecessarily, you know, not used when it could have been. We often say, “be a waste of something.” For example, I personally think expensive hotel rooms are a waste of money. All I do is sleep and leave my luggage there. Or, that job is a waste of Steven’s talent. You know, he has so many abilities he’s not using right now.
a waste of money お金の無駄
a waste of Steven’s talent  才能の無駄、宝の持ち腐れ
inspiring 感動的な、触発する
affiliate 関連会社、系列会社
Alvarez is using the noun. She means a person or organization that’s associated with another. Ah, sometimes as a subordinate, sometimes as a member of a group. It can also be a verb. Like, this hospital is affiliated with University X.

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