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12 Food-Saving Tips To Keep Your Food Fresh & Help Save Our Planet

12 Food-Saving Tips To Keep Your Food Fresh & Help Save Our Planet

And ACC’s survey poses just one estimate of food waste. A study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) found Americans throw away $165 billion worth of food a year, which amounts to up to $2,200 per household.

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Beer Pizza And Coffee Flour Among Newest Inventions To Reduce Food Waste

Posted by on June 1, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Beer Pizza And Coffee Flour Among Newest Inventions To Reduce Food Waste

One food waste solution that has gained a lot of attention is Coffee Flour, which uses the cherry that’s extracted and discarded by the billions each year from harvesting coffee beans and turns it into flour. Another innovation that is taking off comes in the form of flour as well, but this time it’s made from beer—kind of…

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10 Ways To Stop Household Food Waste

Posted by on February 27, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 3 Comments
10 Ways To Stop Household Food Waste

According to a report published by the National Resources Defense Council, the average American throws away about 25 percent of food and beverages purchased. For a family of four, the money wasted likely totals between $1,365 and $2,275. This totals to an annual food waste in the US, according to Second Harvest, of over 41 billion pounds, or $43 billion dollars worth of food. Fifteen percent of that includes products that are within their expiration date but are never even opened. According USDA stats, 133 billion pounds of food went uneaten in 2010 alone.

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Talking Trash: Feds Announce Dramatic Goal To Curb Our Food-Waste Crisis

Talking Trash: Feds Announce Dramatic Goal To Curb Our Food-Waste Crisis

The U.S. is getting serious about tackling one of the biggest social and environmental problems that most Americans probably don’t even know exists: the staggering amount of food we waste. 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the U.S, according to the USDA. That’s 40 percent of the food in America.

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The Amount of Food Humans Waste is Mind-blowing, But Here’s How We Can Stop It!

Posted by on August 6, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
The Amount of Food Humans Waste is Mind-blowing, But Here’s How We Can Stop It!

Abby Martin reports on the massive food wasted in America, and goes over models of food sustainability in other countries, including a grocery store chain in France that repurposes rejected produce for soups and juices.

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