Photos: In LA, fresh produce bound for trash helps feed the poor
Updated: Jul 30, 2018 10:19 IST
In the poor neighborhood of Los Angeles, one of many venues where a non-governmental organization called Food Forward is working to salvage some of the mountains of food that Americans throw away every year and give it to the needy. A study estimated that each American chucks out an average of more than 400 pounds of food per year. Multiplying that with the population of America which stands at 327 million, it generates an astronomical amount of waste—all of which can be used to feed the poor and homeless.