Food

How to Reduce Food Waste and Repurpose Scraps

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

In the United States, it’s estimated that up to 40 percent of edible food that is safe to eat is thrown out. In 2010, that amounted to 133 billion pounds of food loss. Worldwide, total food waste is estimated at about 1.3 billion tons of food.