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Reasons for throwing away food in the U.S. by age 2017

Reasons for throwing away food in the United States in 2017, by age group*

by Alexander Kunst, last edited Sep 3, 2019
Reasons for throwing away food in the U.S. by age 2017 This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2017 in regards to their reasons for throwing away food, with a breakdown by age group. As of March 2017, some 16 percent of respondents aged between 18 and 29 years stated that they threw away food a few days before the expiration date.
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Reasons for throwing away food in the United States in 2017, by age group*

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