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We are helping to build a sustainable America. An America with food and fuel systems that withstand disruptions and waste less of our precious resources. Today’s problems are daunting, but we believe that innovative thinking, new technology and hard work can generate the changes that will make our lives better.
Since it was founded in 2012, Sustainable
America has made a direct impact on food
and fuel sustainability through campaigns,
consulting, investments, and public events.
Pounds of Food Waste
Diverted from Landfills
Over 2000 Full Garbage Trucks
Gallons of Fuel Saved
A Free Tank of Gas Every Week For 2,000 Years!
The Population of
New York City, Los Angeles,
Chicago, Houston & Phoenix Combined
LBS of CO2 Emissions Reduced
The Carbon Sequestered
By 41,000 Acres of Trees
40%of the food produced in America is wasted
49 MillionAmericans go to bed hungry every year
25%of the freshwater used in America goes to producing food that never gets eaten
12 Milliongallons of fuel is wasted by idling every day in the U.S.
31%Americans spend 31% of their paychecks on food and transportation
27%of US greenhouse gas emissions come from vehicles
Finding sustainable ways to meet our long-term food and fuel needs is essential to the future of our country and planet. That's why we've set out to reach two important goals by 2035: increase food availability by 50% and reduce oil consumption by 50%. Achieving these foundational goals will help preserve our environment, strengthen our economy and make millions of lives better.