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Total participation in the U.S. Food Waste Challenge is comprised of participants who join via filling out the U.S. Food Waste Challenge activity form and participants of EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.  Participants who do both are listed on both websites but are not double counted in the net total participant count.  Participation is updated at the end of each month.

Total net participation in the U.S. Food Waste Challenge: 1,313

  • Participants in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge: 783
  • Participants that have completed the USDA activity form or otherwise specified an activity to reduce, recover or recycle food waste: 530

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