Why K12 is stuffing lunch waste

Food insecurity and new laws spur schools to recycle, conserve and redistribute meals

Every year, nearly 40 percent of food produced in America is thrown into the trash. That trend extends to the 5 billion lunches served in U.S. public schools each year, amounting to an estimated $1.2 billion of annual lunchroom waste, according to USDA data and findings from a two-year study of Boston middle schools.

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