Americans waste 33 million tons of food each year - what we can do to fight this problem
Forty percent of the food in the U.S. today goes uneaten, which means Americans are throwing out the equivalent of $165 billion worth of food each year. But that's not all. Food waste, as it decays in landfills, also produces methane, which is a potent greenhouse gas.
Why not recycle all the uneaten food that goes to waste? What can we do to cut back on food waste? You can listen to the whole story here
Or read on -http://www.npr.org/2012/11/23/165774988/npr-the-ugly-truth-about-food-waste-in-america