Category Archives: Food Waste

If you’re wasting food you’re making climate change worse – from USA Today

By Tia Nelson Wasting food has been called the “world’s dumbest environmental problem.” Every year, the average family of four in the U.S. tosses roughly $2,000 in food; 30 to 40 percent of food produced in this country ends up discarded. At dinner, our parents urged … Continue reading

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The food that goes bad in your fridge amounts to trillions of gallons of wasted water – from the Los Angeles Times

By Karen Kaplan According to a new report in the journal PLOS One, we Americans wasted just over 25% of our food between 2007 and 2014. Although we did a decent job of finishing up our nuts and seeds (only … Continue reading

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