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Food Scraps

How The Cleveland Browns Are Helping To Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.22.2016 | Taste

The Cleveland Browns are doing their part to help reduce food waste and create renewable energy at the same time. The NFL team kicked off a food wast...

Photographer's Food Scrap Masterpieces Turn Trash Into Treasure

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.29.2016 | Good News

This art is so gorgeous, it'll have you drooling. Lauren Purnell, a 23-year-old based in London, has been taking leftover food scraps and turning the...

You And Your Kitchen Scraps Could Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

TakePart | Jade Walker | Posted 12.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

Composting food waste instead of burying it in a landfill produces far less methane....

The Black Gold in the Freezer

Liz Neumark | Posted 08.31.2016 | New York
Liz Neumark

The subject of food waste has never been more popular, generating vigorous discussions about the amount of edible food that ends in the trash. How we create and think about our trash - like food waste - has evolved with the growth of our consumer economy.

Top to Root: Good to the Last Drop

Liz Neumark | Posted 06.05.2016 | Taste
Liz Neumark

Carrots are another vegetable that can be used top to root -- the peelings too. There is nothing as fragrant and rich as fresh carrot tops and I often offer to take a bag full of discarded tops from farmers who dutifully remove them for many of their customers.

Say No to Table Scraps and People Food for Pets

Rescue Idiot | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green
Rescue Idiot

As we are right in the middle of this brutally cold holiday season, make sure to keep your pet healthy and safe by saying "no" to the following and be sure to keep "people food" of your pet's holiday menu!

20 Essential Kitchen Hacks

Food52 | Posted 09.21.2014 | Taste
Food52

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today: Pu...

Innovation Earth: This Is Like Biofeedback for Food Wasters

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

On a planet where one in eight people is chronically hungry, it's an almost unimaginable irony: every year, one-third of the world's food supply is wasted.

New York City To Heat Thousands Of Homes With Table Scraps

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Here’s an interesting development for New Yorkers to ponder as they don their best “house sweaters...

6 Hidden Health Benefits Of Eating Peels, Stems And Rinds

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Jessica Girdwain Food scraps can be packed with nutrients as well as a surprising amount of flavor. Here are six trimmings you should start savi...

Scraps in the City: Will Composting Rot the Big Apple?

OnEarth | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Elizabeth Royte, OnEarthSometimes I bike and sometimes I walk, but either way I'm a tree-hugging, 350.org-supporting, vegetarian Brooklyn cliché -...

Four Ways To Compost Indoors

Jenn Sturiale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenn Sturiale

For those of us without access to backyard, frontyard, or even sideyard space in which to compost our food scraps, there are still ways in which we c...