13 Oct '11, 10am

Help your supermarket cut waste now:

Help your supermarket cut waste now:

Find your local recycling solution for food waste The average U.S. food store sends to the landfill more than 1,300 pounds of food waste per employee per year, according to a 2006 study looking at waste management practices typical of different industry groups. Supermarkets employed about 2.5 million people in 2008, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. That means about 3.25 billion pounds of food waste from supermarkets was sent to the landfill in 2008, or the weight of more than 200,000 elephants. “Right now, the supermarket mindset is to always have more than enough. And, if that’s the case you’re always going to have stuff that you’re throwing out, or hopefully donating or composting,” says Jonathan Bloom, author of “American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food.” SEE: Bloom’s Tips for Reducing Food Waste in 10 Minutes There are things...

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