TOTAL FOOD WASTE
63 Million Tons
1 in 7 Americans is food insecure
$218 Billion total
A family of four loses $1,500 each year on food it throws away.
The financial cost of food waste is greatest for consumers since they pay retail prices for food, while consumer-facing businesses pay lower wholesale rates.
40% percent of the food produce in the U.S ends up in the trash
FOOD CONSUMED VS FOOD TOSSED AWAY
52% tossed away
22% tossed away
50% tossed away
20% tossed away
38% tossed away