Americans Throw Away So Much Food
October 17, 2012
The National Resources Defense Council recently released a study that says Americans throw away 40 percent of their food every single day. That works out to $165 billion wasted in food each year—quite an accomplishment for the country leading the world in obesity. A lot of this waste is owed to grocery stores, which are notorious for overstocking shelves with more food than they can sell to give their aisles a more robust look.