food waste

10 Tips for a Sustainable Friendsgiving

10 Tips for a Sustainable Friendsgiving

By Andrea Spacht Collins It’s been a big year for me: new name, new address, renewed sense of purpose about the need to tackle climate change now. As the holiday season approaches, I’m reminded that I couldn’t have done any of these things on my own. I have a powerful community of friends who have […]

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    Waste Crisis: Americans Create 3x More Waste Than Global Average

    Waste Crisis: Americans Create 3x More Waste Than Global Average

    When it comes to creating waste, no one tops the U.S. And when it comes to recycling waste, well, the U.S. is one of the worst, according to a new analysis by the English risk management firm Verisk Maplecroft. The numbers for the outsized contribution to the global waste crisis by the U.S. are staggering. […]

    11 Kitchen Hacks to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Tastiest Way

    11 Kitchen Hacks to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Tastiest Way

    By Douglas Donnellan With growing awareness of how food waste affects the environment, many conscious eaters are looking for ways to reduce their impact. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the global greenhouse gas emissions from food waste are larger than those of all countries except for China and the U.S. Part of […]

    How These Farms Are Working to Fight Food Waste

    How These Farms Are Working to Fight Food Waste

    By Bridget Shirvell On a farm in upstate New York, a cheese brand is turning millions of pounds of food scraps into electricity needed to power its on-site businesses. Founded by eight families, each with their own dairy farms, Craigs Creamery doesn’t just produce various types of cheddar, mozzarella, Swiss and Muenster cheeses, sold in […]

    How to Stop Wasting So Much Food

    How to Stop Wasting So Much Food

    Did you know that more than a third of food is wasted or thrown away every year? And that only 25 percent of it would be enough to feed the 795 million undernourished people in the world? Stop Food Waste Day offers a chance to reflect on what you can do to waste less of […]