Many people take time to separate recyclables and compostables from the garbage. But according to a new report, the food industry isn't doing enough to help.
The food we eat is often packaged in unrecyclable or difficult-to-recycle materials, says the report from a non-profit group called As You Sow. The group, which promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility, said only about half of consumer packaging in the U.S. ends up being recycled, and the rest ends up as litter or in a landfill. READ MORE