Food Waste

Two hour chat sparked a Quebec revolution against food waste

Every day, a large warehouse in the eastern Montreal suburb of Anjou throws away nearly 16 tons of food and vegetable products.<p>It belongs to …

Canadian News

For richer, for poorer … a tenth of all wedding food is thrown away

Couples splash out an average of £3,245 on food but end up throwing about £500-worth away<p>A tenth of all wedding food – equivalent to a food waste bill of almost £500 for an average celebration – is thrown in the bin, according to latest research.<p>Uneaten wedding cake and edible favours for guests, …

Environment

Zero Food Waste Company Turns Scraps Into Cocktails

The Real Dill turns food waste into compost and a Bloody Mary mix<p>Pickle company The Real Dill used to throw out about 300 pounds of food …

Recycling

Shoppers to get weather forecasts at Morrisons' stores to help avoid food waste

SUPERMARKET giant Morrisons has introduced weather forecasts into its stores to help customers plan for the weekend and help avoid food waste from …

Weather

How to plan meals around your family's inconsistent summer schedule

I’m adapting to my kids spending more time working or with friends, but these tips may help anyone adjust to fewer sit-down dinners.<p>I purposefully …

Healthy Recipes

It's Time For Congress To Join The Fight Against Food Waste

This week, I am excited to join a group of advocates and chefs from Food Policy Action, the National Resource Defense Council, ReFed, and the James Beard Foundation in Washington, D.C. to put food waste on the plates of Congress.<p>In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency and United States …

Recycling

New Jersey tackles food waste and hunger — for the climate

A new law in New Jersey aims to shrink the state’s climate footprint and feed the hungry by drastically reducing the amount of wasted food that ends …

Recycling

IKEA 2018 Catalog Sneak Peek & Top 10 New Product Countdown

True confession: I've been keeping something - a deep dark <i>decorating</i> secret - from you lovely people. Last week, IKEA sent me an advance copy of the …

Top 10

‘Ick factor’ over food scraps diminishing Marin composting efforts

When Cathy Levine learned her garbage hauler encouraged residents to collect and dump chicken bones, corn husk and other food scraps in green waste …

Recycling

Meet the chef who cooks what other people throw away - delicious. magazine

Long before the term ‘celebrity chef’ passed into common usage, chefs used to be people who cooked stuff in restaurants – just that. Not any more. …

Restaurants

This Pickle Company Achieved Zero Food Waste By Turning Scraps Into Compost And Bloody Marys

Getting to zero food waste is very possible: it just takes a little creative thinking.<p>In the early days of The Real Dill, a pickle company that Denver locals Justin Park and Tyler DuBois founded in 2012, the two friends were tossing around 300 pounds of food scraps in the trash every week. Cucumber …

Sustainability

Dagenham digester promises London food waste revolution

<b>A new state-of-the-art anaerobic digester will turn London food waste into enough gas to power thousands of homes. Mike Farish reports.</b><p>People who …

Recycling

Don’t bin it … how we served the UK’s first ‘food waste wedding’ feast

Chicken and fruit rejected by retailers were used in style when Charlotte and Nick Baker got married<p>When Charlotte and Nick Baker were planning their wedding in Cumbria last month, they wanted a highly personal celebration that reflected their deeply held principles about minimising …

Food

The Danish recipe to cut food waste

Danish food waste activist Selina Juul is credited with helping Denmark reduce its food waste by an estimated 25 percent since 2006. Here's how she did it.

Recycling

Can Community Fridges Cut Food Waste?

A pioneering new approach to cutting food waste is being launched in the UK this month that will redistribute perishable food which would have been wasted to local communities. The Community Fridge Network is uniting a host of voluntary groups, local authorities and companies to launch 50 Community …

Sustainability

How to Control Food Waste and Save Money

<i>This post may contain affiliate links</i><p>As individuals, most of us try to follow a budget regardless of how much money we earn. We spend money on …

Food

Use-by dates ‘should be scrapped’ and replaced with ‘best before’ labels

Use-by dates should be scrapped and replaced with ‘best before’ labels, new guidelines urge.<p>Consumers could save £600 million a year and help reduce …

Sustainability

How to stop wasting food—and save $2,000 a year

Did you know the average American family of four throws away about $2,200 worth of food every year?<p>According to a National Resources Defense Council …

Frugal Living

This company is helping to eliminate food waste

The U.S. puts 30-40% of our food into the dumpster instead of into the hands of those who are struggling to feed themselves and their families. In addition to this negative social impact, wasted food is also a terrible source of greenhouse gas emissions. That's why Spoiler Alert is working to fix …

Food

The future of local farming: Balancing technology and nature

SINGAPORE: Imagine a future where all of Singapore’s vegetables are grown in a completely controlled environment, and where every stage of a plant's …

Farming

How to cut down on food waste

These top tips will benefit both your bank balance and the environment<p>July 17, 2017 - 16:12 CEST<p>Billions of pounds worth of <b>food</b> goes to waste each …

Food

7 ways to plan your meals for the week — and actually stick to it

When you’re on a budget, meal planning can be your best friend. But it can be daunting when you start searching for the best ways to do it and come …

Eating

Local non-profit is donating leftover Stampede food to shelters

Discarded mini doughnuts, leftover pizza and colossal onions are collected from the Stampede each night by a local non-profit organization and …

Food

From Food to Fertilizer for All

Moving from Ethiopia to the UK, designer Ben Cullis Watson’s jaw dropped when he saw the alarming amount of food waste that ended up in landfills (a …

Food

I've cut down on food waste and saved money in the process because of this kitchen gadget

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Out of all the bad habits I've picked up over the years, throwing out uneaten food on a semi-regular basis is my least favorite.<p>It's …

Frugal Living

How many people can Australia feed?

<i>Population growth has profound impacts on Australian life, and sorting myths from facts can be difficult. This article is part of our series, Is</i> …

Agriculture

Food in the Future: Medicine, Connection and Information

In my work as a digital health consultant and autoimmune patient advocate, I often reference the convergence of new scientific discoveries (genomics, …

Agriculture

7 Ways to Eat Better, Slash Food Waste and Save Money

Globally, we waste about 1.3 million tons of food every year, which equals to about $1 trillion of wasted or lost food. Food waste in the United …

Eating

Entrepreneurs are turning trash into food, drink, and clean energy

Bread-powered beer and other delights.<p>When Tristram Stuart was growing up on a farm in England, he raised pigs as a hobby. He saw that much of the thrown-out food he was feeding them was actually fit for humans. One day, having found an appetizing loaf of sun-dried tomato bread in the pile of …

Environment

Rescuing Food Waste Through Brewing

Instead of throwing away a bruised peach or a stale loaf of bread, several breweries and organizations are taking food waste and transforming it into …

Food