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