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?
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Coffee and grilling might not sound like two things that go hand in hand, but Coffee Coals want you to rethink that idea.
The city of Fort Bragg, California has had an interesting response to the severe drought they’re experiencing: they’ve ordered restaurants to switch to disposable dishware.
The U.S. government is finally going to address our food waste problem, but do their new programs go far enough?
We all know the Keurig K-Cup, a single-serving coffee brewing system. Awesome as they seem, there are several problems with your little brown coffee maker.
Okay, so as every parent knows, kids are pure evil. I’ve watched my daughter torture cherry tomatoes like they were on trial for war crimes. (Just mine? Really?) But here’s proof that it’s not just your kid (or mine) who’s the devil incarnate: They’re throwing away perfectly good-for-them fruits and vegetables. Duh, you’re thinking, right? That’s not news. What kid doesn’t scoff at Brussels sprouts? But mommies and daddies, now we have actual SCIENCE to back us up. Pass the wine.
A group of Scottish distillers is using spent grains from whiskey production to generate power for 8,000 homes!
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.
Freeze-dried fruits have been included in backpacks of everyone from servicemen and women to campers. They’re lightweight and have a shelf life of years rather than days. And now mechanical engineering student, Kent Ngo, and his team over at FoPo Food Powder is taking the idea to the next level. They collect nearly expired fruits from area grocery stores and turn them into powders. This clever idea rescues unsold or ugly fruits from rotting in the trash and landfills.
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.
Have you noticed that most recipes make enough food to feed an army? Here are 20 recipes to make cooking for two easy and healthy.
Feed your head! Binge watch documentaries about our food system this weekend. Here are 14 for you to choose from – many are even free!
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.