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 Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Any opinions, findings, and/or interpretations of data contained herein are the responsibility of Rochester Institute of Technology and its New York State Pollution Prevention Institute and do not necessarily represent the opinions, interpretations or policy of the State.