The Impact of Food Waste during Thanksgiving

November 28, 2016

One hundred seventy-two million pounds of turkey. Forty million pounds of mashed potatoes. Thirty-eight million pounds of stuffing. The list goes on.

Up to 40% of food is wasted on a national level each year.  In this article, “Wasting Less Gobble This Thanksgiving,” Chief Sustainability Officer at United Technologies Corporation, John Mandyck, shines light on the amount of food potentially wasted during Thanksgiving this year, and solutions for how we can avoid it. Did you practice any of these tips this year? Let us know @USCCFBiz4Good!