Most often, food is still edible for a few days, sometimes even weeks, after the suggested date on the label.
Tagged food waste, innovation, nutrition, sustainability
The world puts scarce water, fossil fuels, and pesticides to growing food, but then goes ahead and tosses away 30% of it. In no other system would that be acceptable.
Tagged food waste, recycling, report, sustainability
By eating from dumpsters during his cycling tour across America, activist Rob Greenfield is hoping to draw attention to, and find solutions for, food waste.
Tagged ecology, food waste, health, report
The European Union has declared 2014 European Year Against Food Waste. To support this initiative, the European Commission has funded FUSIONS (Food Use for Social Innovation by Optimising Waste Prevention…
Tagged food waste, nutrition, sustainability, Usbek & Rica
Nearly 1 billion people around the world suffer from hunger. Considering that we already produce enough food to feed the whole planet, this should no longer be a problem. But there are a number of factors…
Tagged agriculture, food waste, sustainability
When you think about how often food in your fridge goes bad and needs to be thrown out, it’s easy to see how the issue of food waste would be amplified for places such as restaurants and supermarkets.
Tagged ecology, energy, food waste, sustainability