In the US, we waste 40 percent of all the food we produce, which squanders valuable natural resources and contributes to global climate change. But it's incredibly easy to reduce your own food waste! Learn how.
Even the most avid cooks are guilty of letting fresh produce languish in the crisper drawer and allowing random excess dry goods overrun the pantry. Here, tips on how to make the most out of specific foods.
During the holiday season, the mindset of overabundance and a house full of dinner guests can lead to even more waste. We asked Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland, why food waste in our country is so high and what we can do to help ourselve
Americans waste a scandalous amount of food - we throw away roughly 40 percent of our food supply every year, from farms to restaurants to supermarkets and our homes. Here's Megan Saynisch on how you can be part of the solution by making the most of
People came to the 2013 TEDx-Manhattan conference because they wanted to change our food system. But few were aware of the scale of the problem of food waste. NRDC Executive Director Peter Lehner's presentation explained why reducing food waste is a
Meet FoodStar and its courageous partner Andronico's Community Market. Together, they are taking a chance on the idea that maybe we consumers aren't as picky as most supermarkets seem to think we are. Maybe we'd be willing to buy a slightly small
After years of being treated like chopped liver, the issue of food waste is finally getting its due, and rightfully so. It is a huge environmental and social problem that we need to tackle immediately.
While supervising a recycling and waste disposal program, Wayne Koeckeritz was so bothered by all the food waste destined for the landfill that he did something about it. He quit his job as a facility manager of a luxury hotel, bought a used garbage
An estimated 40 percent of food is wasted in the US every year, costly for consumers who toss thousands of dollars away, as well as our environment. Here's the good news: with a little help from your mobile devices, you can cut waste and spending us