Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Food Waste Reduction

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It’s no surprise that Americans have a bad reputation when it comes to waste. Every year, Americans waste about 600 pounds of food per person. The average U.S. family throws out approximately $1350 worth of food annually. Author Jonathan Bloom says food resource management is of the utmost importance. UNC system campuses are making conscious efforts to reduce their food waste and educate students about sustainable food practices. Join us for a conversation about food waste reduction with Jonathan Bloom and others. 

Guests
Glenn Lippig
 - Economics & Food Studies Major at UNC-Chapel Hill, Sustainable Food Blogger for the Motley Fool
Kathy Boutin-Pasterz - Recycling Coordinator at UNC Charlotte
Jonathan Bloom - Author of American Wasteland and food waste expert

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