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How Much Food Are You Wasting?
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Public Meeting Notice: Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Workshop
Type: Workshop: Materials Management & Local Assistance Division Title: Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Workshop Public Notice Date: May 24, 2016 Contact Name: Byrne, Alex Purpose CalRecycle’s Food Waste Prevention Grant Program Proposed Criteria for...
Science Has Found a Brilliant New Use for Your Kitchen Scraps
When John Wick and his wife, Peggy Rathmann, bought their 540-acre ranch in 1998, it was in bad shape. Located in California's Marin County, a windswept region northwest of San Francisco Bay, the land had been worn down by overgrazing; the grass was gone and the soil...
California Food Rescue Collaborative
Participants Company Aletha Soule Slow Harvest Amanda Hong EPA Betty Cheng Matter of Trust Caryn Mali Petaluma People Dana Frasz Food Shift Dani Wilcox Farm to Pantry Diana Lara Food Finders Ellen Hopkins Hanna Morris Food Shift Jennifer Grant Farm Josephine Borgeson...
Tristram Stuart: Waging War Against Global Food Waste
The British activist wants the world to stop throwing away so much good food. By Susan Daugherty, for National Geographic PUBLISHED OCTOBER 16, 2014 Editor's Note: Tristram Stuart is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, part of a program that honors...
One-Third of Food Is Lost or Wasted: What Can Be Done
From our farms to grocery stores to dinner tables, 30 percent of the food we grow is never eaten. We can do better. By Elizabeth Royte, National Geographic PUBLISHED OCTOBER 13, 2014 Spills, spoilage, table scraps, and other losses from the typical American family...
How Reducing Food Waste Could Ease Climate Change
Producing the food we throw away generates more greenhouse gases than most entire countries do. By Roff Smith, for National Geographic PUBLISHED THU JAN 22 21:05:00 EST 2015 Workers harvest celery in Greenfield, California. The energy that goes into the production,...
France Paves The Way- new law forbids food waste by supermarkets
Ever wonder what happens to unsold food at your favorite supermarket? Unfortunately, it usually gets tossed in the trash. However, there is still hope to be had; a newly passed French law has something big to say about diverting supermarket food waste, and it's worth...
Refusing to Waste- teach a Zero Waste Lifestyle!
Jacquelyn Ottman is a name you should know. A native New Yorker, she advises big companies such as Nike, Kraft, and Toyota on how to market "environmentally sound products to customers". But she also holds local workshops for New Yorkers to glean information about how...
France is making it illegal for supermarkets to throw away edible food
The law, as written, is one of the most stringent attempts to cut the amount of edible but unbecoming produce tossed out every day. As of July 2016, large supermarkets in France — those approximately 4,300 square feet and larger — will face fines of up to $82,000 for...
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