Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

All that good food . . .

  • Each year, 1/3 of all food produced for human consumption is tossed away.
  • This equates to 1.3 BILLION TONS of food waste.
  • 90% of food waste ends up in landfills — Nope!  It does not break down the way it does in a compost!
    (see below for more!)*

Please take the time to see Wasted!  The Story of Food Waste – Available October 13, 2017 &
Listen to wbur’s Here & Now’s Interview with Chef Anthony Bourdain

*When food breaks down in a landfill, it does so anaerobically (without oxygen).  This process creates methane – a greenhouse gas that is responsible for more than 30% of methane emissions in the U.S.  Consider composting!

Waste less; compost more!