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10 Ways to Avoid Food Waste

41 million Americans are food insecure and 12-13 million children in America face hunger. To make the matter worse, in the United States, 40 percent of all food is wasted, costing us $218 billion.. We need to educate ourselves on how we purchase, consume and discard food. In 2014 FAO reported that the global water footprint of food wastage is equivalent to three times the size of Lake Geneva. The World Economic Forum states that Earth’s 1 billion hungry people could be fed on less than a quarter of the food wasted in the US and Europe.

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