Half in the Bag: Why Americans Throw Out 50% of Their Food

America wastes an epic amount of food. Forty percent of food produced in this country goes uneaten, which means we’re basically tossing half our meals into the garbage.

Waste occurs at every stage of food production, and today we're breaking down exactly how that came to be. Next up, we propose some fixes to stop incentivizing waste and a few ways households can reduce it.

Stop Food Waste In Your Home.

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