IN Close

Food Waste & Climate Change

Season 1 Episode 112 | 26m 47s

America’s food waste problem is gigantic -- 36 million tons of grub per year as estimated by the EPA. That's not just wasteful but harmful to the environment, as food waste from landfills converts into methane, a potent climate-change-causing greenhouse gas. Even with composting programs, food is the single-largest thing we throw away. Learn about innovative approaches to the food waste problem.

Aired: 11/20/14

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?