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Reducing Food Waste

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.

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.

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."

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

Michael Hebb | Posted 06.08.2014 | Home
Michael Hebb

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

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Emily Chen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Home
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 | Home
Foodbeast

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

Defensive Driving Without Leaving the House

Maureen Anderson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

What will it have mattered, that three people made the decision not to be on the other end of the line with a driver on a cell phone? Like so much in life, we'll probably never know. But like so much else in life, movements only become movements when one person steps up.

What You Should Know Before You Toss Out Your Food

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 11.13.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com That little date stamped on food packages may not be as accurate as you think—and you could be wasting money becaus...

Don't Waste Your Food

Francesca Vietor | Posted 10.24.2013 | Green
Francesca Vietor

Get this: If food waste was a country, it would be ranked number three in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. Why do we waste so much food and what should we do about it?

4 Ways to End Food Waste

Modern Farmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Modern Farmer

A Match.com for Waste? An expired-food supermarket? Ending food waste is going to take generations of work. But here are four solutions that are up and running, today.

UN Hosts Banquet Of Bruised Food To Highlight Waste

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact

OSLO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The United Nations treated government ministers and officials to a meal of blemished African fruit and vegetables on Tuesda...

How To Waste Less Food Every Week

Posted 10.11.2013 | Taste

How could you have forgotten about that bunch of Swiss chard from the farmer's market?

Farm to Table or Farm to Landfill?

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.23.2013 | Home
Alison Spiegel

With one in six Americans hungry, and one in eight worldwide, we have no excuse for taking the food we have for granted by throwing it away before it reaches our plates and then not recycling food scraps. Simple, easy adjustments in our daily lives can make a big difference.

Rich Countries Trashing Up To Half Of All Food: Report

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.10.2013 | Business

Even as nearly 1 billion people around the world go hungry, we're wasting a staggering amount of food. People in developed countries throw away 30 ...

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

WATCH: Solutions For America's Food Waste Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home

A study released Tuesday revealed that Americans throw away 40% of the food supply annually, a 50% increase since the 1970s that totals to roughly $16...

Urban Gleaners: Reducing Food Waste to Reduce Hunger (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 07.24.2012 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

A simple idea that came out of hearing a story on the radio. For Tracy Oseran, it was something she had to do: help find and distribute food that would otherwise be thrown out.

Tips For Reducing Thanksgiving Food Waste

Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

Thanksgiving and other holidays near the end of the year are a great opportunity to spend time with loved ones. Unfortunately, the holiday season also...

PHOTOS: Top 5 Tips For Reducing Food Waste And Saving Money

Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

From Terri Bennett, Founder of DoYourPart.com: Americans spend a lot of money each year on food we don't even eat. The truth is that roughly 30% of...