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Food Waste

Got More Herbs Than You Know What to Do With?

Food Politic | Posted 08.18.2014 | 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 08.28.2014 | 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 07.24.2014 | 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 07.10.2014 | 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 07.08.2014 | 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.

How We Accidentally Created National Dinner Party Day And Joined Global Citizen's #ADayWithoutWaste

Michael Hebb | Posted 06.08.2014 | Food
Michael Hebb

When you buy food locally, and thoughtfully prepare an awe-inspiring meal you are the change that reduces this thoughtless, insane waste!

Food Waste -- a Bigger Problem Than You Thought

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Jim Yong Kim

food Here's a shameful statistic: Up to a third of the world's food is wasted. In the developing world, that's 400 to 500 calories per person per day. But in the developed world, it's as much as 1,500 calories per person.

We Consume More Than 11 Million Pounds Of Food Every 60 Seconds

Julie R. Thomson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Taste

That's a whole lot of burgers.

Statistically Speaking: A Wasteland of Food

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

An unconscionable amount of food is wasted around the globe. Here's a look. (Sporkist/Flickr) The amount of food we waste is enough to make you sic...

Global Food Waste Now At Shamefully High Levels

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green

By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The world loses or wastes a staggering 25 percent to 33 percent of the food it produces f...

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Emily Chen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Food
Emily Chen

A third of food produced globally is lost or wasted, amounting to 1.3 billion tons and costing $750 billion annually, or food that could feed 2 billion people.

14 Food Waste Facts That Will Make You Want To Change The World

Foodbeast | Posted 04.09.2014 | Food
Foodbeast

While 1.4 billion adults are overweight... 842 million people are undernourished. So, what's happening?

Michigan Middle School Protects Environment by Fighting Hunger

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

As part of an ongoing fundraiser with TerraCycle, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank's staff have been collecting yogurt containers and shampoo bottles in the break room. Three months in, we'd managed to fill up a couple of copy paper boxes. Then Whitehall Middle School got a hold of the idea.

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.

Big Ag's Gifts for 2013

Andrew Gunther | Posted 02.26.2014 | Food
Andrew Gunther

Gifts that we didn't really want, need or -- in some cases -- didn't even know about. Here's my top 10 for 2013. It's just a shame they didn't include a gift receipt...

This Year's 12 Greatest Strides Towards Reducing Food Waste

Dana Gunders | Posted 02.26.2014 | Food
Dana Gunders

Amidst moving to ban trans fats and demonstrating the threats of routinely using antibiotics in animal feed, the country woke up to the opportunity and moral obligation to waste less food.

5 Things We Learned in 2013 That Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

Dr. Andrew Steer | Posted 02.23.2014 | Green
Dr. Andrew Steer

We are leaving 2013 will less ignorance and more understanding. New tools and research are opening our understanding much wider than before. But will we act on this? Knowledge can spur action, but this path is not guaranteed.