Food Waste

Stephanie Izard's Top Tips for Using Food Waste in Your Kitchen

The chef suggests simple recipes to help you use the food you usually throw away.<p>Most people might make a face when they hear the term “food waste,” …

Recycling

Princess Marie to host ten children in her home to teach them about food waste

Photo: Frankie Fouganthin (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Wikimedia Commons<p>Photo: Frankie Fouganthin (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Wikimedia Commons<p>On 18th January, Princess …

Royal Family

Grocery Stores in the U.S. Throw Out Tons of Good Food While Millions Go Hungry — Let’s Change This Now!

The issue of food waste is more serious than one might realize. Here in the U.S., food waste makes up the largest percentage of what is in the …

Recycling

‘Measures to prevent food waste bring gains’

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Wal-Mart’s Walton Family Backs Startup Trying to Cut Food Waste

Members of the Walton family, heirs to the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fortune, are backing a startup that thinks it can turn a profit by reducing food …

Walmart

Clever Composting for Kids

Introducing, Fytó – a kid-friendly way to bring awareness to food waste! Tapping in to kid’s enjoyment of smartphones, this thoughtfully designed …

Composting

How to Use "Root to Stem" Cooking to Cut Down On Waste

<i>Photo: Flaffy / Shutterstock</i><p>Tons of perfectly edible food is thrown away every year—1.3 <i>billion</i> tons to be exact, according to the Food and …

Bananas are the Biggest Food Waste Culprit, New Study Shows

New food waste research from Karlstad University in Sweden reveals that bananas are the most-wasted produce item in supermarkets.<p>University …

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The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Eating, Meal Prep and Avoiding Food Waste

<b>The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Eating, Meal Prep and Avoiding Food Waste. This post is literally bursting with healthy tips, ideas and hacks to make</b> …

Eating

How France became a global leader in curbing food waste

France isn't an obvious frontrunner in food recovery, but new legislation has helped catapult the nation to the top of the 2017 Food Sustainability …

Sustainability

Denver Nonprofit Food Recovery System Cuts Food Waste

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p>“Nutritious ingredients,” DC Central Kitchen<p>January 2, 2018; Denverite<p>“A 2017 report by the Natural Resources Defense …

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World bites into food waste issue

Worldwide, actors across the food chain are working at the problem.<p>January 3, 2018 — When Kimbal Musk and some fellow business associates hosted a …

Agriculture

No time for leftovers: The astonishing scale of food waste in the UK and around the world

As Christmas and New Years celebrations come to an end, people often look to their habits in order to improve their lifestyles.<p>There is one statistic in particular that might make us think when it comes to tidying up after the festivities: roughly one third of the food produced in the world for …

Agriculture

Resolve to Become a Food Waste Warrior in 2018

When that ball drops, we all start thinking, how can I be a little better this year? Many of us go straight to food resolutions: eating healthier, …

Savemoney

UK government launches £500,000 fund to repurpose food waste

It's sort of become a truism in environmental circles: We could feed the world with what we grow now, if only we didn't throw so much away. And while …

Sustainability

Food Waste Tool matches leftovers to recipes

Between calls for plastic-free aisles and the very real prospect of a tax on single use plastics, the UK seems to have gotten a bee in its bonnet …

Sustainability

Trending: Food-Focused Tech Solutions Helping Slash Waste While Recouping Revenue

Food waste may be on the rise, but startups across the globe are developing new solutions to drive waste — and costs — down to an all-time low.With …

Sustainability

UK Supermarket Vows To End Food Waste From Its Stores In 2018

If successful, Tesco would be the first company to do so.<p>Continuing its efforts to decrease the amount of food wasted each year, supermarket chain …

Agriculture

Tesco vows to end food waste from its stores completely by February 2018

ES News Email<p>Tesco has vowed to ensure none of its food that is fit for human consumption will go to waste by February.<p>The supermarket giant’s chief …

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Tesco boss Dave Lewis declares war on Britain's food waste crisis amid mission to restore 'trust' in retailer

Dave Lewis, the clean-cut, suited and booted Tesco boss, is recounting the afternoon he recently spent with a heavily tattooed Hells Angel. It’s a surprising image. The meeting of the two men from opposite ends of the social scene came in Brixton, south London, when the supermarket chief was …

Tesco

Waste Not, Want Not ... Wait?

Re-assessing how much food we throw out.In the world of food writing there is, as with any genre, a guiding set of self-evident truths. Organic is …

Agriculture

114,000 tonnes worth of plastic packaging to end up in bin this Christmas

Louise Edge, oceans campaigner at Greenpeace, said: "Christmas is the time of year when you can really see just how much plastic packaging there is, …

Recycling

Copenhagen Chef Matt Orlando Has Big Plans For Tackling Food Waste

Chef Matt Orlando of Copenhagen’s Amass wants to address the problem of food waste. In fact, he’s already started. If you’ve dined at his restaurant, you’ve probably heard from his staff — or Orlando himself — about which parts of your dishes came from upcycled scraps. But Orlando plans to take …

Sustainability

HomeBiogas Transforms Waste Food Into Cooking Gas From Your Backyard

HomeBiogas based in Israel has created a new enhanced version of their HomeBiogas food waste management system that is capable of transforming your …

Biogas

Make Your Garbage Smell Pretty With Essential Oils

Your trash smells bad. If you get one of those airtight lidded cans, your trash only smells bad when you open it, releasing a wet rancid fog right …

Hacking

How Much Food Do We Waste? Probably More Than You Think

<b>Globally, we throw out about 1.3 billion tons of food a year, or a third of all the food that we grow.</b><p>That’s important for at least two reasons. The less the world wastes, the easier it will be to meet the food needs of the global population in coming years. Second, cutting back on waste could go a …

Food & Dining

The simple way we might turn food waste into green energy

Why let food waste rot in landfills when it could be used to make biofuel?<p>Americans waste a lot of food — about 133 billion pounds a year, or roughly one-third of all the food produced in the U.S. In addition to wasting money and squandering a precious resource, all that waste creates an enormous …

Recycling

France Ranked First For Food Sustainability Efforts – Here’s Why the U.S. Is All the Way at 21

This year’s Food Sustainability Index has been released and there are some interesting findings. After the Economist Intelligence Unit graded 35 …

Sustainability

How Technology Is Reducing Food Waste

The USDA estimates that more than 30% of all food products in the United States are thrown away, costing the nation more than $161 billion per year, with equally significant environmental costs. This is often due to an inefficient supply chain.<p>It's a problem that has prompted a range of innovations …

Agriculture

Resolution Tech: 30 Technologies to Support Your Sustainable New Year's Resolutions

When it comes to tech at the top of mind in the first week of January, you might be thinking wearable fitness trackers and meal replacements. But if …

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