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Wetlander's Pick of the Posts Sustainable food management: a win for water

By Luke Wolfgang – EPA’s Healthy Water Blog – November 12, 2015
The recent announcement of a national food wastereduction goal to cut food waste in half by 2030 has great promise for not only getting more of the bounty of our food supply to those in need, but also reducing methane generated in landfills. But did you know that reducing food waste – in 2013, estimated at 35 million tons in the US – also helps reduce water consumption and promote healthy waters? EPA helps universities, grocery stores, sports stadiums, hospitals, and prisons divert food waste from landfills through the Food Recovery Challenge (FRC). For full blog post, click here.

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