MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Five restaurants in South Florida are participating in an upcoming anti-food waste initiative this weekend.
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, 40% of all food produced in the United States goes uneaten, making up 133 billion pounds in landfills and totaling $161 billion of food waste per year.READ MORE: 2 Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters; Suspect Killed ID'd By Police
The following restaurants will be participating to serve dishes made entirely of food waste:
Manna Life Food – Downtown, Lilikoi Organic Living – South Beach, Beehive Café & Juice Bar – Ludlam, Pamela Wasabi Bakery – Brownsville, and The Caribe Vegan – food truck.
Chefs are challenged to create dishes by repurposing existing menu items.READ MORE: Shot Doral Police Officer In Serious But Stable Condition, Second Officer Recovering
Customers will be able to order these items from March 26-28, via curbside pickup, delivery, and dine-in.
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