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on October 15, 2010

Food Waste Accounts For 2 Percent of U.S. Energy Use: Study

Over a quarter of the U.S. food supply ends up in the garbage – and the energy used to produce this wasted food accounts for about two percent of total U.S. energy use, according to new research.

Over a quarter of the U.S. food supply ends up in the garbage – and the energy used to produce this wasted food accounts for about two percent of total U.S. energy use, according to new research. The study, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, calculates that about…

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