According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, industrialized countries waste 222 million tons of food annually. In the United States alone, 34 million tons of food goes to waste each year. But there are many simple ways that we can reduce food waste, such as composting and recycling. Making use of what we already produce will be key if we are to adequately feed a global population that is approaching 7 billion.
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