Throwing Away Our Food ~ food scrapes make up 19% of landfills.
Food scrapes make up 19% on what we put into landfills, the second largest component of the nations waste stream. Image if families started to compost or recycle this like bottles and cans. The Wall Street Journal article on Jonathan Blooms new book "American Wasteland" examines the process where our nations wastes food supplies from the field, to unsold products to waste at home and restaurants. He also offers several solutions in his book. Click here to read the article.