I find this graphic more than a little depressing.
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Gallop did a survey and Mitre provides an analysis of the national habits.
Have you ever heaped your plate at a buffet, only to realize your eyes were bigger than your stomach? Or uncovered a container of unrecognizable leftovers? Maybe there was a tempting sale on the jumbo-sized bag of clementines, which you can’t possibly finish before they shrivel on the counter.
As much as we’d like to deny it, each of us has let food go to waste. ... By reducing food waste, we can reduce the need for land and resources used to produce food as well as the greenhouse gases released in the process.
We try to do our bit for our budgets and the climate. Erudite Partner made this lovely duck soup from the remnants of the Thanksgiving feast.