Browsing the "Wasted Food" Tag

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


Let’s Talk Food Waste!

September 26th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Tomorrow (Thursday, September 27th at 4pm EST/3pm Central), Important Media is hosting a Google+ Hangout to talk about the food waste problem and what we can do about it


Minimize Food Waste By Storing Food In Your Refrigerator The Right Way

August 25th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

I tossed out a bag of mushy strawberries this evening, damn! Did you know that the average American wastes 40% of the food they purchase? I haven't measured my own waste, but 40% doesn't seem unrealistic. And that's sad. What's worse? Much of that wasted food ends up in landfills where it breaks down and forms methane, a greenhouse gas far more powerful than carbon dioxide. 


Reader Tips on Reducing Food Waste

April 8th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

I've had food waste on the brain these days! It seems that I keep stumbling upon interesting facts and information about the food that we waste. Since it seems to be a hot topic, I decided to ask our community on Facebook about how they reduce food waste at home. There were some great ideas, so I thought I'd share them here with you! Got your own tips for reducing food waste? Share them in the comments!



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