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Food Waste Ban Gains Broad Acceptance

Americans alone, on average, throw out about 20 pounds of food a week, most of it hauled away with the trash. In October, Massachusetts began telling any institution — like businesses, colleges and hospitals — that produces large amounts of food waste: Not in our landfill. Massachusetts law now says that if you throw out more than a ton of food waste a month, it can't go to a landfill. #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR


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