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Resources

Here are some of the resources we find helpful, and we hope you do as well! If you have any that you think we should add, please contact us and we will take it under review.

Read our ‘Why Food Rescue‘ page to learn why we do this work and for current statistics on food insecurity.

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Food Waste

By the Numbers (pre-COVID-19 figures)

  • According to American Wasteland, Americans waste more than 40% of the food we produce.
  • The retail value of avoidable food waste is estimated at $218 billion each year.
  • 63 million tons of food waste is generated in the U.S. annually, nearly all of it sits in landfills where it accounts for almost 25% of U.S. methane emissions.

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Food Rescue Resources