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What makes Americans obese? We can point pudgy fingers at giant restaurant portions or weigh the effect of sedentary Netflix binges, but here’s another hefty culprit: supercenters and warehouse clubs like Costco, Sam’s Club, BJ’s Wholesale, and Walmart.
Every year in America, about 66 million tons of food end up in the garbage. This is according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which did some more math to conclude that the food we throw out—whether it’s from our homes, our restaurants, or our grocery stores—is worth, in total, $161 billion.