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New Metro Vancouver Program Aims to Reduce Food Waste

New Metro Vancouver Program Aims to Reduce Food Waste

A lot of uneaten food is going to waste in Metro Vancouver.

According to new numbers released Thursday by the Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Committee, thousands of pounds of whole, unused food–not just scraps–are being tossed into organic waste bins.

“When we looked at that food in the garbage, it turns out about half of it–even more than half of it–was never used,” said David Hocking, who handles communications for Metro Vancouver.

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