Category Food Waste

5 ways to lower your “foodprint”

With the new year comes new resolutions! Every year, we look at how we can improve our relationship to food, making choices that are better for us, workers, and our environment. Each of us makes decisions every day about what…

How has COVID-19 impacted food waste?

So many aspects of our economy have changed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis—including our food system. As businesses close and needs shift, farmers are left with more food than they can sell. This is resulting in a drastic…

Simple tips to reduce your food waste

Earth Day was last week, so we’re thinking about ways we can take action to live more sustainably, especially when it comes to food waste. According to a recent study, the average American throws out nearly a pound of food per…

Food Waste, by the Numbers

In 2012, the NRDC released a report titled “Wasted: How America is Losing Up to 40 percent of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill.” This report had some of the first national statistics on food waste — it’s…

A Reason for Optimism

5.15.18 — Food production creates more C02 than most countries do. So, it’s no wonder that addressing food waste could be a viable solution to the issue of climate change.   You’ve likely heard it all before: The Earth’s atmosphere is warming…

How Much Food is Wasted in America?

9.18.17 – Back in 2015, we dove into the topic of Food Waste to learn more about how much, why, and how perfectly edible food winds up in the landfill. Studies have found that 30% – 40% of the food we…

Celebrating Earth Day

4.17.17 – Happy Earth Day Week! Recognized as a day to demonstrate support for environmental protection, Earth Day falls on April 22nd and is celebrated in 193 countries. How do you show your commitment to clean land, air, and water? How…