WHY FAST FROM FOOD WASTE?
30% of food is wasted across the global food supply chain in one year.
Around 40% is wasted in the United States annually.
If food waste were a country, it would come in third after the United States and China in terms of impact on global warming.
Food waste that decomposes in landfills releases methane, a greenhouse gas that is at least 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
Percentage of food thrown away in the U.S. that ends up in the landfill .
Environmental Protection Agency