With the knowledge that US households waste approximately 25% of the food they buy, costing the average family of four roughly $1,800 each year,1 and that 1 in 8 NY residents struggle with food insecurity,2
I pledge to reduce the amount of food wasted in my home by:
1 Bloom, (2010), American Wasteland.
2 USDA, (2017), Household Food Security in the United States in 2016.
Funding provided by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the State of New York. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Rochester Institute of Technology and its NYS Pollution Prevention Institute or New York State.