The industries that make up “Big Food” – ranging from agricultural biotechnology to food processing to fast food to institutional catering – generally don’t get a lot of love from the sustainability crowd: applying industrial standards to the stuff we eat just doesn’t sit right with many (for numerous good reasons). But as I read through […]
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Rutgers University finds that the Garden State tosses over 4 million tons of biomass that it could recycle into energy, heat, and/or transportation fuel.
Who’s Responsible For Reducing Food Waste? The United States Government Wants To Rescue More Food From The Trash
Like the United Nations, the United States’ EPA and Department of Agriculture has put forth a plan for reducing food waste by 50% by the year 2030.
The most recent versions of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals include cutting global food waste in half by 2030. Can we do this?
From a rooftop garden on a shopping to mall to murals painted with produce, Brazilians have found creative means for recycling food waste.
The Crayon Initiative mission is to recycle crayons from family-friendly restaurants into more crayons for sick kids. See how they do it.
Andrew Simpson’s Junk Press concept gives consumers the means to turn junk mail into sturdy paper plates and bowls.
If a landfill operator has invested in a landfill gas operation, that might be the most economically feasible place to send organic waste.
A German start-up has figured out a better way to handle the millions of gallons of old milks thrown away every year: recycle it into a biopolymer.
Dutch design students have found a new use for discarded fruit & vegetables: durable fruit leather for handbags, accessories, and even car interiors.
South African artist Mbongeni Buthelezi has developed a method to recycle plastic waste into “paint” for his own unique method of expression.
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and other local police agencies will recycle over 5 tons of confiscated guns into rebar for road & bridge construction.
Startup FoPo Food Powder addresses the issue of food waste by collecting nearly expired fruits, and freeze drying it into a powder with a long shelf life.