Every time new statistics about food waste are released, the amount of food that’s wasted globally seems to go up. When I first started learning and writing about food waste five years ago, the estimates on wasted food were around 30 percent.
A new report by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers in Britain now says that number may actually be as 50 percent. Voice of America produced this video about the problem:
The first step for most of us in reducing food waste is to lessen the waste in our own kitchens. Check out these 10 ways to curb your food waste.