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Food Waste

Posted Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Food Waste If your mom was anything like my mom, she told you to clean your plate: "There are starving people in the world who'd love to have that tuna casserole." Well, Mom's not gonna like this: The United Nations estimates that a third of food produced for human consumption is wasted. Nearly 3 trillion pounds. In the U.S., $162 billion dollars of food annually goes uneaten.

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Dennis Dimick, Executive Editor of Environment, National Geographic magazine
Bridget Flynn, Sustainability Coordinator for Oberlin College and member of the City of Oberlin’s Resource Conservation Recovery Commission
Daniel Brennan Brown, co-founder of Rust Belt Riders

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