Browsing the "Food Waste" Category

France’s Zero Waste Grocery Store Chain: Meet Day by Day

February 27th, 2015 | by Stephen Hanley

Zero waste grocery stores are popping up in France. Day By Day, a company whose mission is to make food shopping more environmentally responsible, has just opened its 4th zero waste market in Lille. The others are located in Versailles, Meudon-la-Forêt and Fontenay-le-Fleury


Stop Food Waste. Value Food More.

January 8th, 2015 | by Mary Gerush

Sustainable America just launched a new initiative to reduce food waste: I Value Food. It's a movement designed to provide a fresh look at food waste's impact and how we can reduce our food waste footprint


5 Ways We’re Reducing Food Waste by Using it Again

December 23rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Between the farm and the table, we waste almost half of the food that we produce. Reducing food waste is no easy feat, and we're going to need an array of solutions to address all of this organic matter headed to our landfills. Of course, we need to just plain waste less food, but food waste isn't going away any time soon. We need solutions for using all of the wasted food that we're producing. Fortunately, there are companies out there right now who are reducing food waste by turning it into usable products from alternative fuel to packaging


How to Eat Less for the Climate (and Your Health)

December 11th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

We all know how to eat less and why it’s better for our health. It’s as simple as not taking another bite of cake. Or twenty. But even though we know how to eat less, we don’t often do it, especially this time of year when sweets and treats abound. But eating less is not just an issue about our preserving our waistline and reducing our risks of becoming obese or developing diabetes. It may also help reduce our impact on climate change and food waste



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