China Needs Cleaner Plates

The amount of food wasted in China dwarfs that in the U.S. -- with potentially devastating consequences for both China's environment and the world's.
China wastes more than twice as much grain as the U.S. does.

The next time you wipe the uneaten remains of your dinner into a trash bin, pause a moment and think of China. Despite the fact that 11.5 percent of the mainland's population was undernourished between 2010 and 2012, Chinese still manage to waste more food than Americans on an annual basis.

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