Food waste is a problem that until recently had yet to be Seriously addressed By the government, Non-Profits, and private organizations.
Renewal Mill is addressing the food waste head on via fibrous food byproduct.
Annually in the US, $218 Billion Dollars is spent per year on growing, processing, transporting, and disposing of food that is wasted.
If food waste was its own country, it would be the third highest greenhouse gas emitter behind China & the US.
Globally each year, 220 million Olympic swimming pools could be filled with the amount of water used to produced food that is never eaten.
40% of food in the US goes uneaten and is wasted.
One in seven Americans is not food secure.
52.4 million tons of food goes into landfill each year in the US.