Food Waste

In the US, we simply waste too much food! These infographics and factoids will tell you more about it.
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Hunger in America

'The Hunger Games' Are Here. And They Are Very, Very Real.

According to Feeding America’s 2012 Hunger in America Report, 1 in 6 Americans live in a food insecure household.

Ave. American wastes 209 to 254lbs of food each yr. 17+ million American households were considered "food insecure" in 2010:

Despite Supersized Hunger Pangs, Supersized Waste Still A Problem

FOOD WASTE: Americans wasted enough food in 2010 to fill 91 Empire State Buildings, meanwhile millions were food insecure.

USAID | Fight Hunger

Hunger: Facts, stats and infographics -- How to fight hunger. Poverty is a principal cause of hunger - it prevents people from having access to food and the tools they need to grow it. Infographic from USAID

How many Americans go hungry? - Food insecurity – it runs deeper than you may think. #hunger #foodbank

This infographic shows how many Americans go hungry. It introduces and defines the idea of food insecurity. The graphic provides federal food programs that food-insecure households use to get by.

A common sense guide for curbing food waste | MNN - Mother Nature Network

A common sense guide for curbing food waste

Learn about the global food waste problem and what you can do to stop contributing to it with your eating, shopping, and food disposal habits.

It's not just the food that goes to waste, but all the resources that go into producing it!

This Is How Much Water You Waste When You Throw Away Food

This is how much food/water an average american wastes. This chart shows how much is wasted PER DAY, which is a very excessive amount!

Food Waste – A Story of Excess | Daily Infographics

We grow enough food to feed every single person on the planet, yet millions of people go to bed hungry. Discover the startling facts about global food waste and what we can do to solve this problem.

Check out the Food Waste Challenge—waste less healthy food and share with people in need!

11 Tips for Running a Successful Food Waste Reduction Campaign - Shareable

Society of St. Andrew (SoSA) alleviates hunger by coordinating volunteers to glean crops after harvest. We love our farmers, volunteers and donors. Please call to learn more. EndHunger.org or 800.333.4597

Andrew (SoSA) alleviates hunger by coordinating volunteers to…

.Barilla is doing some great work (and making a significant investment) in reducing food waste. Visit the Barilla/World Environment Day website to learn more.

Barilla is doing some great work (and making a significant investment) in reducing food waste. Visit the Barilla/World Environment Day website to learn more.

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