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Source:  Robb Report

Food waste is not the sexiest topic, and Anthony Bourdain will be the first to tell you that. In an era of decadent and amazing food documentaries, from “Chef’s Table” to Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown,” the camera is usually pointed at what’s on the plate, as opposed to what ends up out back in the dumpster.

But in a new documentary executive produced and narrated by Bourdain, “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” makes a convincing case that addressing the problem of food waste will not only help the planet, but keep us eating delicious food for many more years to come.

Every year one-third of the food produced in the world—around $218 billion worth—is thrown out. That much waste is harmful on the front end, because overproduction contributes to deforestation and loss of biodiversity. On the back end, those landfills of food produce greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming.

Read the story at Robb Report.

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