Share of wasted food in the U.S. manufacturing sector by destination 2013

This statistic depicts the results of a written survey conducted by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance and the Business for Social Responsibility in 2013. Survey respondents were asked regarding the destination of food waste in the U.S. manufacturing sector. The survey revealed that some 1.5 percent of the manufacturing sector's food waste was recycled.

Share of food waste in the U.S. manufacturing sector in 2013, by destination

Food waste share
Recycled93.4%
Disposed5.1%
Donated1.5%
Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

June 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013

Number of respondents

56 respondents

Special properties

Targeted group of FMI, GMA and NRA members*

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* FMI = Food Marketing Institute, GMA = Grocery Manufacturers Association; NRA = National Restaurant Association
Due to the limited number of conducted interviews, the results should be interpreted carefully.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Food waste in the U.S."

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.