Food waste is a big deal in the United States, with global implications when it comes to climate change. On a day to day basis, you might feel like you don’t waste much food, but here are a few quick facts.
- 40% of food in America is wasted.
- 90% of us throw away food too soon.
- 20% of the food we each buy never gets eaten.
- Each of us tosses nearly 300 pounds of food each year.
We all have a responsibility to do our part to prevent wasted food. The best tips we’ve come across are on the beautiful website, SaveTheFood.com
Stay tuned for our Rethink Food Waste Challenge kicking off this spring!