food waste

Earth911 Podcast, Nov. 30, 2018: ZEST Labs Sensors Reduce Food Waste From Field to Shelf

In this episode of Sustainability in Your Ear, Earth911’s Evelyn …

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10 Things You Can Do Today for the Environment

The recent report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on …

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World Food Day: Time To Start Food Distribution Improvements

Today, 821 million globally people suffer from perpetual hunger. On …

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Earth911 Podcast, Oct. 1, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — Food Waste

Get busy solving the food waste problem. More than 40 …

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5 Easy Tricks To Reduce Food Waste

Imagine being able to reduce food waste and your grocery …

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Infographic: Food Waste in the US

In the United States, we waste between 30 to 40 …

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Why the Food Recovery Act Is Worth Supporting

Forty percent of food in the U.S. is wasted. That translates to 133 billions pounds wasted. Or, in money terms, uneaten food costs $161 billion. If we could recover 15 percent of this wasted food and give it to families in need, the number of…

7 Strategies for a Zero-Waste Lunch

A glimpse inside a break room garbage can at work likely reveals an astonishing amount of waste from snacks and lunches. In fact, nearly half of the solid waste stream is comprised of packaging and paper goods, according to As You Sow, and food…

Fatbergs: A Sewer Menace You Might Be Helping Create

My mom’s words rang in my ears: “Don’t pour grease down the drain!” But I was in college and had no idea what else to do with the bacon grease. It was only like a tablespoon, I rationalized, so down the drain it went with some hot water….

Zero-Waste Party: Your Guide to Pulling It Off

Parties are one of the biggest culprits when it comes to creating unnecessary waste. It might be easier, and possibly cheaper, to grab disposable everything for your next big bash, but is it really worth it? Why not go all in and pledge to throw an…