How to lessen the amount of food waste estimated at about 1/3 of all food produced is wasted on a global level? A charity in Denmark has their own answer.
One restaurant chooses to participate in a city-wide recycling program, turning food waste into reusable garden compost.
From the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), an infographic video illustrating the true costs of food waste.
For Tracy Oseran, to distribute food that would otherwise be thrown out — reducing food waste and reducing hunger.
“I feel like I’m like in a herd of buffalo, and they are all stampeding toward a 1000 foot drop-off…”
Challenge yourself to waste less food by participating GOOD magazine’s 30-day challenge. Jonathan Bloom offers tips!
January 30, 2011 Food waste is a big subject and one that has been getting some notice as of late – especially with the help of such writings of Jonathan Bloom. A nationwide ecumenical nonprofit ministry, the Society of St. Andrew, has focused on changing the growing tons of wasted food into fresh food made […]
January 20, 2011 This was an inspirational post, not just for the fantastic idea of using an ongoing resource of coffee grinds – Americans alone consume up to 400 million cups of coffee a day – but the fact that the idea of growing mushrooms from coffee grinds arose from a college lecture given by […]
January 12, 2011 As you might imagine with any large urban metro area with over 6 million residents, there exists an ongoing challenge of what to do with all the waste. The St. Petersburg Urban Garden Club (in Russia) set out to create something that was more ecological and also gave something of great value […]
December 13, 2010 The green light has been given by Portland Metro to Columbia Biogas to “build a facility that will use anaerobic digestion to transform commercial food waste into methane gas that will run engines to generate electricity.” The food waste will be collected from commercial and industrial sources and is “expected to produce […]