In the United States, food waste is responsible for twice as many greenhouse gas emissions as commercial aviation
Food waste is the single biggest item entering the landfill nationwide. Households account for 39 percent of food waste in the United States, more than restaurants, grocery stores or farms.
The average U.S. household wastes nearly a third of the food it buys. This community is nudging its residents to change their habits.
Source: How Central Ohio Got People to Eat Their Leftovers – The New York Times