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wastED’s fish supplier, Pierless Fish, goes through an enormous amount of monkfish, which means they end up with a mountain of monkfish heads.

Welcome to Garbage Day at The Leonard Lopate Show, where we explore the many facets of trash and waste in this country.

The growing food waste epidemic. Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill and Adam Kaye, its kitchen director, on their new pop-up restaurant, featuring a menu made from food scraps. Nelson Molina on creating “The Treasures in a Trash Museum,” curated over his 33 years as a sanitation worker. And finally, a freegan talks about diving for dinner. 

And, for something completely different, Andy Summers, lead guitarist for The Police discusses the documentary about him, “Can’t Stand Losing You.”