South Korea has Almost Zero Food Waste. Here’s What the US Can Learn

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Takeaways:

  • South Korea recycles close to 100% of its food waste annually.
  • Since 2013, residents have been required to use special plastic bags to throw out their uneaten food.
  • The bags are taken to a processing plant where the plastic is stripped off, and its contents are recycled into biogas, animal feed or fertilizer.

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