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Food Waste

Let 2015 Be The Year Of Ugly Produce

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

Nothings perfect, not even your carrot.

How To Save Money By Making Fresh Food Last Longer

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste

Food waste is a monumental problem. Here are some simple ways to fight it.

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

Caroline Kaufman, RDN | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Caroline Kaufman, RDN

Learn how to properly store your groceries to keep food flavorful, save money on groceries, and reduce food waste.

For ICN2 to Succeed, We Need a New Food System Paradigm

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 11.20.2014 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

By 2050, the world's population will reach 9 billion -- and all will need nutritious diets. Yet despite the intrinsic relationship between the food we grow and the food we eat, the agriculture and nutrition sectors are only just now beginning to overcome decades of mutual isolation.

Reduce Food Waste to Make a Difference This Holiday Season

Gina McCarthy | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green
Gina McCarthy

The holiday season is almost here -- a time to share gifts, food, and happiness with friends and family. It's also a time to remember those struggling to make ends meet. This holiday season, consumers and businesses can make a difference by reducing food waste, which helps save money, feed the hungry, and protect the environment.

11 Easy Ways To Reduce Food Waste

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green

America has a food waste problem. A big one. In 2012, we threw away a fifth of the food that was grown, harvested, and bought, according to the U.S. E...

We Could End Hunger If We Recovered Half Of The 1.3 Billion Tons Of Food Wasted Each Year

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.31.2014 | Impact

Advocates claim a new, innovative website could help salvage some of the alarming amount of global food waste. The Global Community of Practice on ...

The People's Climate March, Food Waste and Meghan Trainor

Nick Papadopoulos | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Nick Papadopoulos

Food, with a third of it going to waste and blasting our atmosphere with poison (methane), strikes me as an area where anyone, anywhere, can make an impact on this climate deal.

Innovation Earth: Can the Massachusetts Food Waste Ban End Hunger?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

When I first started writing this column, I envisioned covering breakthroughs that could enable us to live sustainably on a world inhabited by 7 billi...

The Food Waste Fiasco: You Have To See It To Believe it

Rob Greenfield | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Rob Greenfield

I'm not just dining from the dumpster to meet my needs though. I'm doing this to inspire America to stop throwing away food.

5 Things to Do After Climate Week

Diana Donlon | Posted 11.27.2014 | Green
Diana Donlon

Thanks to the epic success of the People's Climate March, alarm bells demanding climate action have never rung louder. So, now that you've succeeded in elevating the mother of all issues to the top of the global agenda, where should you and your fellow 399,999 marchers direct your tide-turning energies?

Kate Sheppard

House Of Representatives Gives D.C. The Big Foam Finger

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, the House of Representatives was back in session for the first time since its August recess. Its Longworth cafeteria offered ...

Got More Herbs Than You Know What to Do With?

Food Politic | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste
Food Politic

I decided to save herbs in every way possible and had to get creative to find uses for all of my herbs. Here are eight helpful hints I have used to put up your herbs so you can enjoy them year-round.

Everything You Need To Know About Keeping Your Food Fresh

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste

Americans throw away nearly half of their food every year, according to a 2012 report by the NDRC. This is alarming -- as Reuters puts it, "Just a 15 ...

We Can Reverse Climate Change By The Way We Grow Food

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

Beyond "stemming" the effects of climate change on agriculture however, the way we produce food has the potential to substantially address and even reverse many of the root causes driving climate change.

UK Supermarket To Power Itself With Food Waste

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

Where does all the leftover food go when the grocery store closes at the end of the day? Maybe it's repurposed somehow or thrown out, but what if it c...

A Food Waste Reduction Movement Gathers Steam

Techonomy | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green
Techonomy

The time is ripe for leaders in the food industry to innovate and stake claim to a new space in the consumer mind: responsible eating for our waistbands, our wallets and our planet.

How To Feed More People Without Wrecking The Environment

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green

By some assessments, the human population will require twice as much food in 2050 as we do now. Some have estimated that an area the size of South Af...

Emily Thomas

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's 6-Course Dinner

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.22.2014 | Taste

Welcome to "Salvage Supperclub," where you eat expired food in an actual dumpster. The folks behind the aptly named dining club, held this summer i...

What the World Food Programme, Hillary Clinton, Women and Nutrition Have in Common

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

I got the chance to be in an inspiring place where you can actually breathe knowledge and engagement for social-economic and human causes, namely poverty eradication and food access ( or accessibility) to all.

20 Ways To Waste Less Food

Dannii Martin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste
Dannii Martin

It goes without saying that wasting that much food is going to put a big dent in your food budget, so if you are getting healthy on a budget, then lowering your food waste is something you should really try and focus on.

We're So Spoiled That We Refuse To Buy 'Ugly' Produce. Here's What One Store Is Doing

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact

Globally, we waste between 25 to 33 percent of food produced for consumption, a staggering figure that one French supermarket is combating with a dige...

What Do Restaurants Do With Leftover Food?

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.08.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Americans throw away nearly half their food, amounting to $165 billion wasted annually.

New App Gives You Cheap Dibs On Retailers' Excess Food Before They Toss It

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.03.2014 | Taste

"Good food is a terrible thing to waste."

This Love Letter Will Show Why You Owe Your Food A Huge Apology

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.23.2014 | Taste

You probably had no idea.