Who says batteries don’t grow on trees? German researchers are working on a food waste battery that runs on waste from the apple processing industry.
Not only is wasted booze a tragedy, but it costs bar and restaurant owners big money. But some bar owners and chefs are reusing alcohol in creative ways.
If you want to try cooking with spent grains at home, these resources and recipes can help you get you started.
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.
France passed aggressive legislation to help curb its food waste. The France food waste law focuses on supermarkets and aims to halve the country’s wasted food.
If we want to reduce in our food’s environmental impact, we need changes all along the food supply chain. This graphic shows how we can do that.
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.
Whether we’re talking event planning for a wedding or party or a large conference, there’s a huge opportunity to reduce food waste!
Dr. Betty Bugusu of Purdue University looks at food waste across the world and how market development and innovative food processing can improve food security.
We’ve shared the scary food waste statistics. Here are three entrepreneurial companies with creative approaches to addressing this ridiculous, yet serious, issue.
EcoScraps recently announced its organic, poop-free potting soil will now be sold in more than 1,700 Target stores — its first nationwide exposure.
We’re all doing our best to reduce food waste, and sometimes it’s the simplest solutions that can make a big difference.
How cool is this? Campbell’s Soup Company is combatting food waste by turning food scraps from its soup production into biogas to power its facilities.