Food waste in U.S. is hurting our wallets and climate

You see it at most holiday feasts: piles of unwanted food. With luck, hungry relatives will discover some of it before the inevitable green mold renders it inedible. U.S. consumers waste a lot of food year-round – about one-third of all purchased food. That’s equivalent to 1,250 calories per person per day, or $1,500 worth

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