Congresswoman Chelli Pingree’s Food Recovery Act aims to tackle food waste in the U.S.
The U.S. government is finally going to address our food waste problem, but do their new programs go far enough?
Producers, sellers, and consumers waste tons of food. John Oliver at HBO discusses the shocking amount of food we don’t eat in this Food Waste segment.
A Cornell University study looked at the factors that lead to household food waste and made some interesting recommendations for reducing food waste at home.
The Melbourne city council shut down zero waste cafe Brothl over the location of its composter.
According to a new report, this small food labeling tweak could eliminate 50 million pounds of food waste each year in the UK.
The city of Phoenix is using the Super Bowl to launch a city-wide effort to reduce food waste.
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.
Chicago’s Sandwich Me In is a no-waste restaurant. Owner Justin Vrany talks a bit about the concept and how he’s made it happen for 2 1/2 years and counting.
Fruitcycle founder Elizabeth Bennett believes that “there is no bad fruit.” Here’s how she turned reducing food waste into a viable business plan and social enterprise.
Massachusetts and Seattle are both enacting mandatory composting laws to keep food waste out of landfills.
Think letting that banana rot is no big deal? New stats on wasting food will have you rethinking wasting even a crumb of bread. Seriously.
Is composting food waste the end all solution to our food waste problem? It’s complicated.