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I love a Clean San Diego offers tips to prevent waste on Thanksgiving


Last updated 11/26/2020 at 12:06pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Local environmental nonprofit I Love A Clean San Diego has released a set of tips for cooks and eaters to avoid food waste on the food-centric holiday, which sends millions of pounds of uneaten food to landfills every year.

According to the nonprofit, about 40% of all food produced in the U.S. never gets eaten. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, Americans waste 25% more than during the rest of the year.

Food is the single largest material disposed of in U.S. landfills today, amounting to each person tossing an average of 20 pounds of food per month into the tra...

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