We waste food in many different ways. For those who cook for yourself or your family, you probably think of food waste as what gets thrown in the kitchen trash can or down the garbage disposal. The problem is much more widespread than that. Food waste happens on every level of food production, distribution, preparation and storage.
A-Z Solutions put this infographic together that shows how food waste affects more than just our pocketbooks. It effects the environment, our energy usage, our landfills, and the hungry – all in negative ways.
Which statistic did you find most shocking?
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