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Food waste causes climate change. Here's how we stop it

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Food waste both in America and across the world is a massive problem for climate change, the environment, and hunger. By addressing food waste in farms, grocery stores, and at home, we could potentially feed billions of people and curb the massive emissions generated to make food and from the food waste that ends up in the landfill. Food waste is the world's dumbest problem - let's solve it.

About what portion of food produced for global consumption is thrown out or wasted?

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