Food Waste

These High-Tech Sensors Track Exactly How Fresh Our Produce Is So We Stop Wasting Food

We throw out over 30% of food because it goes bad before it’s supposed to. A data-driven tracking technology from Zest Fresh is ensuring food stays fresh in transit–to cut down the amount we waste.<p>How often have you gone to a grocery store, picked out what seems to be a fresh pint of blueberries, …

Farming

Obama speaks out about climate change as G7 pressure Trump to honour Paris pact

Barack Obama on Friday said climate change remains a key challenge for the world, noting a lack of knowledge can fuel public resistance. His comments came as G7 leaders pressured his successor Donald Trump to honour the Paris climate deal.<p>The forrmer US president on Friday published an opinion …

Climate

Asheville's cooking chops on display on new TV show

ASHEVILLE - Imagine it: You're invited to dinner, and told you'll be fed a meal entirely made of scraps. How do you feel? Does that change if you …

A&E Network

Waste-free living: from gadgets that list themselves on eBay to lidless bottles

Our throwaway habits are wreaking havoc on the planet. Here are six ideas from designers working to reduce waste in our everyday lives<p>Modern life is wasteful. From the plastic packaging that fills our kitchens – and ends up in our oceans – to the 40m tons of e-waste we generate per year, our …

Recycling

The company helping supermarkets reduce food waste and making sure customers are not ripped off at the till

News in February that Tesco had overcharged over two-thirds of its customers by advertising out-of-date promotions, showed that traditional paper …

Lifestyle

11 Tips from Chefs for Shopping at Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ markets are a summertime staple, just like corn on the cob, fresh tomatoes, and watermelon—all of which you can find at a farm stand. Here, …

Farmers' Markets

Food Waste Efforts Scrapped From EPA budget

By Ashley Stanley<p>The Trump administration unveiled its $4.1 billion budget Tuesday, and the shock waves are being felt far beyond Washington. For many working in especially-targeted agencies, the magnitude of these cuts will have considerable implications. Here in Boston, EPA workers are rallying …

Food

Get to Know the Charity Food52's Supporting This Year

In March, we asked you, our community, to help us decide what charity we’d be supporting this year. In years past, we've been less strategic with our giving, but thanks to your feedback, moving forward we'll be more clearly defining our approach and focusing on one cause per calendar year. A theme …

Poverty

Food Waste Is Money Down The Drain

The benefits of reducing food waste are numerous.<p>How many times have you gone to pour milk in your coffee, only to see that the date on the carton was yesterday? Or, perhaps you’re hosting a dinner party and find a key ingredient’s “best by” date was last week. Some people will instinctively throw …

Food

We all love bagged salads – but they’re the tip of the food waste iceberg

Each year in the UK we throw away 178m bags of these prepared salads. Consumers and retailers must rethink shopping to stop unnecessary waste<p>I can’t deny I continue to give in to the lure of the humble bagged salad. Shameful as it is for a two-time cookbook author to admit, I do genuinely find them …

Recycling

Britain Throws a Terrifying Amount of Salad Away Each Year

New figures from waste advisory body WRAP reveal that 40 percent of the bagged salad bought in the UK every year ends up being chucked.<p>Open pretty much any fridge in the Western world and lurking alongside last night's pizza, you'll probably find a soggy head of lettuce. While the former can be …

Food

British shoppers throw 178 million bags of salads away every year

British families are throwing away around 40 per cent of bagged lettuce and leafy salads each year, making the vegetable one of the UK’s most wasted …

Lifestyle

Coffee Cake Made with Coffee Flour Just Makes So Much Sense

Food waste cooking sometimes tests the boundaries of what most folks find appealing. A dish of pasta tossed with radish top pesto will probably …

Coffee

Cucumbers Małosolne: Polish Pickles [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Cooking

Garbage Contains All of the Nutrients Missing from Our Diet

A new study analyzes the nutrition value of food waste and it’s got everything our diet is lacking.<p>Turns out raccoons might have the right idea: we could all use a little more trash in our diet.<p>Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently published a study that …

Nutrition

How restaurant operators can implement sustainability programs

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Sustainability

Asda has revealed why it has stop selling loose vegetables in its Bedminster store

The Bedminster store is only selling bags of vegetables and people are not happy

Food

Why The Next Big Food Trend Is Total Rubbish

Food waste is a hot topic. The UK alone is responsible for binning £13bn worth of food each year, yet people are queueing at food banks, forced to …

Food

The Circle of Las Vegas Life Is One Never-Ending Buffet

Las Vegas is a twinkling, cream-filled temple of excess where millions of pounds of food go to waste each year. At <i>Eater</i>, John Semley profiles the …

Las Vegas

This app is fighting food waste and offering free meals

American households throw food worth $165 billion in the trash each year. Now they can share it with their neighbors instead, thanks to a new app.<p>Olio was launched at the end of 2015 by Tessa Cook, a farmer's daughter from England, and Saasha Celestial-One, a daughter of hippiesfrom Iowa.<p>It …

S&P Dow Jones Indices

If You Want To Be Healthier, Eat Your Trash

A lot of the food we throw out is edible -- and loaded with nutrients.<p>One man’s trash is another man’s vitamin-rich meal.<p>It’s long been known that we throw out a ridiculous amount of edible food in the United States. But a new report from the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has …

Nutrition

Community composting in Anchorage is back - and bigger than before

Hang on to those coffee grounds and salad scraps, Anchorage — community composting is back.<p>After a successful pilot program last year, Solid Waste …

Recycling

How to Make Your Fab Summer Cookout Greener

Summer is here, and hopefully, for you, that means sunshine and warmer temperatures perfect for outdoor activities with family and friends. With …

Lifestyle

Bokashi composting may be one of the easiest ways to combat food waste in landfills | Gardening

By now composting is something we've all heard about, and maybe even something on your to-do list.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that …

Gardening

How to reduce food waste

Who took the challenge?<p><b>Keith Kendrick, BBC Good Food head of magazines:</b> As a dad and a foodie, I’m used to cooking family meals. I batch cook the …

Sustainability

Less than 1% of surplus food from farms and manufacturers used to feed hungry

A tiny proportion of excess food is being sent to charities and is instead ending up in landfill or left to rot, figures show<p>Less than 1% of edible surplus food produced by UK manufacturers and farms is being sent to charities to help feed the hungry, according to new figures.<p>Vegetables that are …

Sustainability

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We've had kale, cronuts and freakshakes but the latest food trend making it's way from NY to London is a whole lot more resourceful. We're talking …

Food

Experts measure food waste not in dollars or tons, but by calories, vitamins and minerals

You may have heard that Americans waste more than 38 million tons of food each year, or that the value all this discarded food adds up to about $165 billion annually.<p>That’s bad enough, but consider this: If all that lost food were put on people’s plates, it would be enough to provide more than 190 …

Vitamin A

British Supermarket Launches Banana Rescue Stations to Curb Food Waste

Picking out groceries can feel like judging a beauty contest. Instead of choosing the nearest fruit or vegetable they see, some shoppers like to root …

Cool Stuff

toast pale ale tackles food waste by turning surplus bread into beer

the team behind toast have found a way to brew bread into beer, repurposing the buns, baps and rolls than even homelessness charities struggle to use …

Food