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Jonathan Bloom

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Yule Waste Less

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 11:39 AM

These are the weeks of family, feasting, fun and more feasting. Unfortunately, increased food waste often goes hand-in-hand with our holiday gatherings. With that in mind -- and without getting too Grinchy -- here are 10 simple waste-saving tips for holiday gatherings:

1. Get a firm head count. It's hard...

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Baste, Taste, Then Don't Waste

(3) Comments | Posted November 21, 2012 | 5:24 PM

This Thanksgiving, America will throw away four hundred Statue of Liberty's worth of turkey (by weight). Based on estimates, we'll discard an estimated 204 million pounds of turkey, at a cost of $282 million. That's fowl.

Thanksgiving is about being thankful for and celebrating abundance. Yet...

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Be Thankful, Not Wasteful

(5) Comments | Posted November 24, 2010 | 8:40 AM

This Thanksgiving season, here's a suggestion I think we can all get behind: Be Thankful, Not Wasteful

Thanksgiving celebrates abundance. And we should absolutely enjoy the celebration. At the same time, I don't think we honor anyone or anything by wasting food. What then?

I'm calling on you to help...

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How Avoiding Food Waste Aids Our Environment

(5) Comments | Posted October 28, 2010 | 5:21 PM

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was, obviously, a national tragedy. Yet every year we squander 70 times that amount of petroleum through a simple, preventable source: wasted food.

There are ethical and economic reasons why we shouldn't waste food. But, putting those aside, the environmental impacts alone make our...

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