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Monday, January 11, 2010

On the Topic of Food: Dumpster Diving!

Did you know 1 in every 10 people are at risk of hunger everyday in the county of Los Angeles? And, each year people of Los Angeles toss away 2.9 billion pounds of food waste.

Where do all those food waste come from? Is there something we can do as individuals to help feed the hungry mouths or at least start reducing this shocking amount of food waste?
Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert's DIVE! the File documented his effort in fighting the above statistic. He began his battle with dumpster diving, retrieving good food from grocery stores' dumpsters to save edible food that would otherwise end up in the landfill. Later on in his mission, Serifert made attempts to speak with several supermarkets' managers/CEOs encouraging them to reconsider throwing food products away before they became truly inedible, sitting in the dumpster, being left to rot, and getting buried in the landfill...

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