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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.
39.82 m t
Share of the national food waste generated by the residential sector in the U.S.
24%
Leading waste management destination for food waste in the U.S.
Landfill

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