Each year, the world produces about 1,471 pounds (670 kilograms) of edible food for every person on the planet. We only eat about half of that. What happens to the rest? This video breaks it down — and gives you a few suggestions for what you can do to fix the problem.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=uvPs61c-9CI]

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[Numbers from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. More on my methodology here. The food waste groups mentioned are FoodTank; Tristram Stuart; ThinkEatSave.]

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