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County Urges Food Waste Prevention

Throwing away food. It’s a bigger problem than you may realize. The state and county governments are trying to get the word out that food being thrown away clogs the landfills, in addition to just a waste in a state where one in eight people are food insecure. Nevada County Solid Waste Program Manager David Garcia says conservation starts at the grocery store…

Listen to David Garcia 1

And, Garcia says food waste is more than just an environmental issue…

Listen to David Garcia 2

Garcia says food is the largest single component of our disposal system.

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