For over two years I survived on food waste while filming Trash Empire, a documentary. In the process, I visited...
A film about waste want and empire.
Over the past two years filmmaker William Reid has only spent $5.50 on food. He survived off of food from the dumpster. Now he’s on a mission to better understand what is going on. Throughout the film he leverages the absurdity of his diet to gain access to key people in government and industry while he explores the underbelly of American agriculture.
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41 million Americans are food insecure.
0 million Americanslive in low income areas and are more than a mile from a supermarket
0% of foodin the United States is wasted
0+ plastic bottlesare produced every minute
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