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Food Waste by Category

November 4, 2022

I was curious about what contributes most to food waste so I googled it and stumbled upon this site. Very frustratingly, the numbers were buried in text and not in percentages, so I just compiled the numbers and put it into a pie chart.

Pie chart of food waste in the US by category

Google Sheets

I generated the pie chart in Google Sheets. Here’s the spreadsheet and an interactive chart. Note that, when you mouseover, the units are in billions of lbs.