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Pay As You Waste: South Korea Makes Residents Pay for Food They Waste

Food waste in the United States is on the rise, with Americans tossing out about 150,000 tons every day. That’s about a pound of food per person. It’s a global problem, and lawmakers in South Korea decided to solve it by making people pay for what they waste. When dining out, South Koreans typically have free and unlimited side dishes….