• NOWIS_
  • THETIME
  • TOSAY_
  • NOWASTE”
  1. We Believe in Creating a World That Respects People and Nature.
  • *NOW is a none profit organization that brings awareness about the food waste problem in the U.S.A. and produces educational tools to reduce & recycle the waste.
  • Total MSW* Generation (by Material), 2009
  • 243 Million Tons (Before Recycling)
  • Food Scraps
  • Paper
  • Yard Trimmings
  • Plastics
  • Metals
  • Rubber,Leather, and Textiles
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Other
*MSW = Municipal Solid Waste
Total MSW* Discarded (by Material), 2009
  • Food Waste
  • Plastics
  • Paper & Paperboard
  • Metals
  • Wood
  • Yard Waste
  • Textiles
  • Glass
  • Other
  • Rubber & Leather
  • 35
  • 30
  • 25
  • 20
  • 15
  • 10
  • 5
  • 0
Who Wastes it?
Food Waste In The USA Accounts For...
?
Each American Throws Away...
  • lb / day
  • lb / year
  • dollars / year
  • ______
  • ______
  • ______
  • ?
  • ?
  • ?
  • 13
  • 474.5
  • 13
We Waste...
  • HOW
  • MUCH
  • FOOD
  • DO
  • YOU
  • WASTE