Food Waste

One-third of the world's food is thrown away. What can we do about it?

As we celebrate what chefs can achieve in their restaurants, both in the kitchen and on the plate, it’s sometimes easy to forget that too many people do not have access to that food, and that much of it goes to waste. How do we translate that awareness into action? Join the discussion as five …

The Arts

Food Waste, No More—Scientists Have Figured Out A New Use For Orange Peels

Citrus peels, especially from oranges, are among the most common items in the world of food waste. Orange juice, orange concentrate, orange …

Beverages

Exactly What To Buy At The Store So You Never Waste Food Again

One time I flew to Chicago with a cooler full of food to avoid throwing it away before a trip. We were supposed to have a party, plans changed, we …

Food

Exclusive Sneak Peek At Food Bowl -- LA's Newest, Monthlong Food Festival

Behold, Los Angeles will see the city’s largest culinary event to date in May as the Los Angeles Times launches Food Bowl—an annual month-long festival celebrating the local vibrant food scene and raising awareness about combating hunger.<p>Featuring around 200 events and special programs curated by …

Food Festivals

Community Fridges & Reducing Food Waste

Who ever said there was no such thing as a free lunch?<p>Community fridges are popping up all over the place as a new way people can share food locally, …

Food

Seven Delicious Ways To Reduce Food Waste

Over the last year the issue of food waste has become more and more visible. Selfridges recently dedicated a season to chefs who highlight the culinary potential of food normally wasted. Skye Gyngell will open a pop up restaurant, called Table, at Somerset House (from 17-21 May) that will showcase …

Food Security

This restaurant is using its own scraps, fish poop, and worms to change the industry

By Nellie Bowles on Mar 23, 2017<p><i>This segment originally aired March 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.</i><p>The restaurant industry is one of the most wasteful. Even though the word “sustainability” gets thrown around a lot, it rarely carries much meaning. But one San Francisco eatery, The Perennial, …

Worms

These potato chips are made entirely from rejected “ugly” spuds, and we seriously love that it’s combating food waste

Pennsylvania snack manufacturer Dieffenbach’s Potato Chips has a new product that is impacting local farmers and food waste. Uglies, a line of potato …

Food Security

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 …

Food

Camilla helps Jamie Oliver turn food waste into feast

<b>The Duchess of Cornwall has helped top chefs create a banquet from produce that would otherwise go to waste - under the watchful eye of Jamie Oliver.</b><p>Camilla knocked up a mozzarella salad with blood oranges, beetroots, leaves and watercress at the CEO CookOff event in the City of London.<p>About 400 …

Royal Family

Shopping For Food Online - The Game Changer We Need In The Fight Against Food Waste At Home?

<b>Trying to give up wasting food?</b><p>I know how hard it can be, especially given the busy lives we lead. But, I think I have a solution.<p>Shopping for food online...<p><i>Photo credit: Pexels</i><p>Changing behaviour is hard. Life is busy, time is a scarce commodity and habits are habitual therefore it's easy to keep …

Food

What's The Best Garbage Disposal? - (Guide & Reviews 2017)

Are you tired of hearing the sound of your old garbage disposal? Sick of hearing a nasty grind every time you turn it on? Does your food waste …

Recycling

America is last among western countries in food sustainability. Yikes.

The 2016 Food Sustainability Index, a report from The Economic Intelligence Unit with the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (and yes, it is a …

Sustainability

This Artist is Changing How We Perceive Environmental Issues With Creative Food Sculptures

No one can deny that social media has changed the way that we interact with the world. It allows us to maintain connections with people we no longer …

Veganism

Roasted Potato Peelings with Rosemary and Sea Salt

Make these roasted potato peelings with scraps! Instead of throwing out the peels, just stick them into the oven and you’ll have lovely homemade …

Vegetarian Food

Reducing Food Waste: The Overwhelming Case For Change

You may know that the scale of food wasted day in day out around the world is massive. But let's consider a few points:<p>• One third of all food produced is lost or wasted from farm to fork according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)<p>• Food loss and waste is responsible for 8% of global …

Food Security

NGOs, Hospitality Industry Join Forces to Curb Food Waste

By most accounts, anywhere from a third to 40 percent of all food in the U.S. is wasted. Date labeling, gaps in the supply chain and the lack of …

Sustainable Business

Why freeze-dried dust could help reduce how much food we waste

FoPo is solving the problem of food waste by converting fruit into powders<p>More than 30 per cent of all edible produce never makes it to our supermarket shelves, due to "aesthetic rejection" - being ugly - or ripening at an inconvenient time (WIRED 03.16).<p>9 startups helping to save 1.3 billion …

Food Security

How An Alcohol Brand Is Utilizing Food Waste In Inventive Ways

Waste is the recent <i>cause célèbre</i> in the food world, and for good reason. The USDA estimates that 30-40% of the US food supply is wasted — roughly $110 billion dollars down the drain. Even more potent than the issue of money: All indicators are that we already produce enough food to feed the planet,</i> …

Food

Driving on Eggshells: Researchers Turn Food Waste into Tires

Tomato peels, eggshells and other food that gets discarded could be turned into sustainable rubber for use in tires, according to a new …

Cool Stuff

What happened when Sainsbury’s funded a food waste war in Swadlincote

In the last year Lisa Edwards, a mother of two from Swadlincote in South Derbyshire, has managed to save an average of £15 a week on food for her …

Food

How Beer Made from Leftover Bread Could Help End Global Food Waste - Munchies

When's the last time you picked up a pre-packaged sandwich and found it was made with the heel of the loaf? Never. So what do you think happens to all those thousands of unloved ends of bread, tossed into a skip every day by sandwich makers?<p>This was the question posed (far more eloquently) by food …

Food

Industry is tackling one of the biggest contributors to food waste — confusing expiration labels

Industry is tackling one of the biggest contributors to food waste — confusing expiration labels<p>Two big groups have agreed to overhaul expiration …

Food Safety

Trending: Tesco, Quebec Target Food Waste with New Hotline, Recovery Program

Tackling food waste continues to be a top priority for the food industry and local governments, and two new initiatives in the UK and Canada present …

Food Security

Samsung Study: Digital Drive-Thru Displays Save Big

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Customer Experience

Stop blaming Insta-loving millennials for rampant food waste

<b>Young people may be responsible for the most food waste in the UK, but there are deeper historical factors at play.</b><p>“Instagram generation is fuelling …

Sustainability

9 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

Nobody wants to waste food, but most of us do it — in fact, quite a lot. The average American wastes 20 pounds of food per month, according to the United Nations. If you’re like me, you’d like to get that number down. But how? There are actually quite a few ways, and implementing any one of them …

Food

Turn leftovers into feasts, with help from the country's top chefs

WastED, the sell-out pop-up ­restaurant at Selfridges in London, is proving kitchen leftovers can be turned into ­spectacular meals.<p>During his five-week residency, the New York chef Dan Barber, along with guests including Fergus Henderson, ­Raymond Blanc, Alain Ducasse and Jason Atherton, has …

Cooking

Why you need to stop being biased against frozen food

Save your money, your health and the planet all at the same time by rethinking the idea of 'fresh.'

Canadian News

10 Agritech Startups from Ireland Making St Paddy Proud

St. Patrick’s Day is synonymous with eating corned beef cabbage and drinking green beer, but it also gives us an opportunity to take a look at some …

Agriculture