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Stories: Waste Deep

Food Trash

Story Location: Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey More stories in this location

Just outside of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Rick Dovey presides over the highest point in the county – the local landfill.

Dovey explains how the way we handle food trash has changed over the past 50 years – and not for the better.

Across the country, food waste is the single largest component of municipal waste. 

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