The Cost of Wasted Food [Infographic]

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When you throw your leftovers or spoiled food in the trash, you probably think to yourself that you could have saved some money if you hadn’t bought that extra food.

If you multiply those leftovers by all of the times you’ve done it, and the number of times others in your household have done it, across an entire year, the results are a bit staggering. In fact, 1/3 of all food that is produced is wasted!

This infographic outlines the cost of wasted food and will hopefully encourage you to buy less so you don’t end up wasting more!


The Cost of Wasted Food infographic

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