40% of the food we produce gets thrown out! Jonathan Bloom, Journalist, food waste crusader, and author of author of American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food, shares what he has uncovered.
October 1, 2010 They say it takes 16-21 times repeating a task before it becomes a habit. Perhaps the upcoming EcoChallenge will have an impact on those who participate. Those who are participating are asked to cut back “on their electricity, fuel or garbage consumption – for two weeks, between Oct. 1 and Oct. 15”. […]
Urban fruit gleaning volunteers collect fruit that grows on neighborhood trees and distributes it to local Food Banks for distribution benefiting those in need.
January 22, 2010 Ever have any angst over what is to be recycled? Should I, shouldn’t I? The Green Lantern column at Slate gives some tips and considerations before throwing out that plastic container. In addition, check out this handy post that explains the recycling symbols found on plastic containers. Go to Original Post…
One restaurant chooses to participate in a city-wide recycling program, turning food waste into reusable garden compost.