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Posted Sun Oct 3 2010: from ACS, via EurekAlert:
A painless way to achieve huge energy savings: Stop wasting food
Scientists have identified a way that the United States could immediately save the energy equivalent of about 350 million barrels of oil a year -- without spending a penny or putting a ding in the quality of life: Just stop wasting food.... people in the U.S. waste about 27 percent of their food. The scientists realized that the waste might represent a largely unrecognized opportunity to conserve energy and help control global warming.... That represents about 2 percent of annual energy consumption in the U.S.
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