It’s outrageous how much food the majority of people throw away in the USA, the numbers are shocking and quite sad when you think about it! What is the cause of all this extra food being dumped, thrown away, disregarded as if no one in this world is starving?… I would like to spread the word to others and help in the process to change a few things people do and to hopefully make a change!
So first of all, you’re probably wondering what these statistics are… well, as I clearly read from Dana Gunders, a senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council, also author of ‘The Waste- free Kitchen: every year in the USA we throw out nearly 40% of our food (as a nation), that’s 50% more food waste than in the 1970’s. It’s hard to read this knowing there are people starving not only in other countries but our very own as well. [Read more…]