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Food and Drink

Leftovers Economy: What do you do with your Thanksgiving surplus? Post your photos to our map.

Marketplace Contributor Nov 23, 2012
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The Natural Resources Defense Council estimates that Americans trash 40 percent of our entire food supply. That works out to as much as $2,000 per year for a family of four. But how does that stand up on Thanksgiving, a holiday known for its leftovers?

We decided to put the question to you: Do you contribute to America’s food waste with your Thanksgiving leftovers?

Post your after Thanksgiving meal photos on Instagram with the hashtag #leftovers and include our handle @MarketplaceAPM to see your photo magically appear on our map.

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