Food waste East vs West

According to the report, “Wasted: How America Is Losing Up to 40% of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill,” released by the Natural Resources Defense Council, about 40% of food in the United States today goes uneaten. The average American consumer wastes 10 times as much food as someone in Southeast Asia. Yet, 1 in 6 Americans doesn’t have enough to eat (U.S. Department of Agriculture) and food waste costs us about $165 billion a year and sucks up 25% of our freshwater supply. Continue reading “Food waste East vs West”