The United States discards more food than any other country in the world: nearly 40 million tons - 80 billion pounds every year. That’s an estimated 30-40 percent of the entire US food supply. Food is largest component taking up space inside US landfills, making up 22 percent of municipal solid waste.
Since being established in 2018 4MyCiTy has distributed over 119 Million pounds of healthy food supplies to families facing food insecurity. That's an estimated 99 Million meals.