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The Past, Present and Future of Recycling
Recycling's up, but so is trash.

Overview
Despite the growing popularity of recycling, it's being outpaced by the volume of garbage we produce.
Too Good To Throw Away
Recycling's Proven Record

Report
A report detailing the environmental benefits of recycling and addressing the claims of a small but vocal chorus of special interests that have tried to cast doubt on its value.

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Wasted: How America Is Losing Up to 40 Percent of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill
Issue Paper
Getting food from the farm to our fork eats up 10 percent of the total U.S. energy budget, uses 50 percent of U.S. land, and swallows 80 percent of all freshwater consumed in the United States. Yet, 40 percent of food in the United States today goes uneaten. Reducing food losses by just 15 percent would be enough food to feed more than 25 million Americans every year at a time when one in six Americans lack a secure supply of food.

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