The EPA Food Steward’s Pledge asks people of faith to learn more about the problem of food waste, to examine their own contribution to it, and then to take practical step to keep food out of landfills.
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Congresswoman Chelli Pingree’s Food Recovery Act aims to tackle food waste in the U.S.
Scientists have discovered a strain of yeast that feeds on food waste and produces an oil that mimics palm oil. Orangutans, rejoice!
Communication is a big piece of the food waste puzzle, and the MEANS database is helping connect food with people who need it.
What’s the impact of one million clean cookstoves? Reduced emissions, healthier people, and more jobs.
A group of big food producers and food-related companies are getting together to tackle the food waste problem. Will the International Food Waste Coalition be effective?
Coffee and grilling might not sound like two things that go hand in hand, but Coffee Coals want you to rethink that idea.
The U.S. government is finally going to address our food waste problem, but do their new programs go far enough?
A group of Scottish distillers is using spent grains from whiskey production to generate power for 8,000 homes!
Have you seen a Little Free Library? These simple boxes on posts contain a relatively radical idea: books aren’t just possessions, but objects meant to be shared. It’s caught on: according to the concept’s official website, there are now over 30,000 Little Free Libraries around the world.
What are the biggest threats posed by the amount of food we waste? Decreasing landfill space? Hunger? Water and energy waste? Yes, all of these are important considerations. But another one we tend to overlook: food waste is a cause of global warming.
Rice milling produces around 20 million tons of ash per year, and Goodyear has plans to divert it from landfills by using it to make rice husk ash tires.
The Robin Hood Army brings still-edible food waste to people who need it. Such a great example of how we can bust food waste and fight hunger at the same time!