Did you know that roughly 842 million people in the world are hungry? In the U.S. alone, there are about 50 million people who go hungry on a daily basis. However, as much as 25% of the food and beverages people buy ends up in a dumpster. In fact, about 35 million tons of food become trash each year in America. With these startling statistics, it’s time to think about what you can do to prevent food waste. Buy fewer groceries than you normally do to prevent food from ending up in trash containers. When you eat out at a Denver restaurant, take your leftovers home and have them the next day. Check out this infographic from Sam’s Dumpsters of Lakewood to learn more about hunger in the world and at home, and to find out what you can do to prevent food waste. Please feel free to share this important info with your friends and family.