The Secret Life of Leftovers

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If you have a habit of wasting food, you might be contributing quite a bit to filling up landfills. We didn’t always have this problem; foods like cheese, bread, and beer were created as ways of dealing with leftovers. Unfortunately, since we’ve gotten better at throwing leftovers in the bin, experts worry future generations won’t get to experience this kind of culinary creativity. Although we see plenty of shocking images of unconsumed food at the production and distribution level, much more food is wasted when consumers carelessly throw away leftovers. Read full article here

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