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This Is How Much Water You Waste When You Throw Away Food

This Is How Much Water You Waste When You Throw Away Food

16-12-2015 | Food waste is a staggering problem. In 2010, close to 133 billion pounds, or a little over $160 billion worth of food, wound up in U.S. landfills. “There’s no benefit to wasting food,” says Kai Olson-Sawyer, a senior ...

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Stop the Rot: Skip of food waste arrives at supermarket HQs

Stop the Rot: Skip of food waste arrives at supermarket HQs

27-11-2015 | A skip full of food waste has been delivered to various supermarket headquarters across the UK, as part of a new campaign supported by celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and environmentalist George Monbiot. The Stop the Rot campaign group ...

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6 Simple Ways To Cut Down On Your Food Waste

6 Simple Ways To Cut Down On Your Food Waste

12-11-2015 | According to the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook, everything can be saved from the garbage—even sour milk. If food waste was a country, it would be the third largest emitter of carbon pollution in the world (and a horrible place ...

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4 tips in reducing food waste in the restaurant and catering industry

4 tips in reducing food waste in the restaurant and catering industry

11-11-2015 | What if we told you, you were literally throwing away money? Food waste is an on going issue that can be costing your business more than you think. Not only is wasting food bad for the environment, it’s ...

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This Restaurant Will Make You A Meal From Food Waste

This Restaurant Will Make You A Meal From Food Waste

10-11-2015 | Most food that ends up in the trash doesn’t actually belong there. A Dutch restaurant called InStock will prove it to you. While working at a supermarket in Amsterdam, four coworkers became obsessed with finding more solutions to ...

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Date Labels and their Impact on Food Waste in the United States

Date Labels and their Impact on Food Waste in the United States

02-11-2015 | US researchers undertake survey on the impact of labelling on consumer behaviour (food waste) The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently set an ambitious national goal to reduce food waste by ...

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Food can stay fresh ‘for two extra days’ through Tesco supply changes

Food can stay fresh ‘for two extra days’ through Tesco supply changes

23-10-2015 | Customers can benefit from salads and citrus fruit that will stay fresh for up to two extra days, thanks to an industry leading initiative by Tesco. Some of the most popular fruit and vegetables will stay fresher for ...

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Make Beer from Food Waste

Make Beer from Food Waste

15-10-2015 | Estimates suggest up to 40 percent of food in the U.S. is wasted, whether that occurs at the farm, restaurant, supermarket or at home. And that waste reverberates beyond edible food that ends up in a trash bin ...

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Can This App Close the Food Waste Loop?

Can This App Close the Food Waste Loop?

22-10-2015 | Despite recent food-saving innovations such as FreshPaper, efforts to promote “ugly produce” and industry-wide commitments to reduce food waste, millions of tons of food are still discarded every year. Now a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based startup has thrown its hat into ...

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As Schools In The USA Buy More Local Food, Kids Throw Less Food In The Trash

As Schools In The USA Buy More Local Food, Kids Throw Less Food In The Trash

20-10-2015 | More and more schools are trying to serve meals with food that was grown nearby. The U.S. Department of Agriculture just released some statistics documenting the trend. According to this “census” of farm-to-school programs, at least 42,000 schools ...

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