Food waste in the U.S. - statistics & facts

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Food waste generated by industrial food manufacturing and processing in the U.S.
40.05 m t
Share of the national food waste generated by the residential sector in the U.S.
Leading waste management destination for food waste produced by retail, food service, and at home in the U.S.

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