Rob is dumpster diving across America in an effort to show us just how much food we are throwing away.

There really is no reason for people to go hungry in our communities.  Attitudes, habits, laws and distribution systems need to shift so that we start feeding people rather than trashing astonishing quantities of food.

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Trash is for Tossers: say no to trash

American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food

Waste Matters: New Perspectives on Food and Society

Food Waste: Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste


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