Grocery Stores Get Mostly Mediocre Scores On Their Food Waste Efforts

by Menaka Wilhelm

Photo: Composting food scraps is one way to reduce food waste, but preventing excess food in the first place is better, says the EPA. [Paul Mansfield Photography/Getty Images]

The Center for Biological Diversity and The “Ugly” Fruit and Veg Campaign recently asked the 10 largest U.S. supermarkets how they handle food waste, and gave each store’s efforts a letter grade: no store received an A grade.