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LISTEN: OnEarth's Laura Wright Discusses Food Waste -- and How to Reduce It

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Recently OnEarth senior editor Laura Wright talked to KCRW, the public radio station in Los Angeles, about her story in the magazine's Spring 2010 issue: "How to Wage War on Food Waste." She tells the interviewer that after measuring every scrap of food she discarded, "I was blown away by how much I was throwing away. ... It came out to about two full meals a day." And she's not alone. Americans waste about 40 percent of the food that is grown in this country, Wright says ("That's criminal!" her interviewer exclaims). Listen and learn about the solutions that Wright discovered in the player below (advance to 22:48 for the interview).