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According to the Natural Resources Defense Council about 40 percent of American food goes to waste. And a big reason that happens is produce spoilage.
One company in Chicago called Hazel Technologies has been working on a tool to slow that spoilage. And they estimate that just this year they’ve prevented 20,000 tons of CO2 equivalents from being injected into the atmosphere.
Worldview Contributor Monica Eng recently talked to the company’s CEO and co-founder, Biochemist Aidan Mouat.