food waste

Hong Kong

This Hong Kong Food Startup Hires the Elderly to Package Its Organic Frozen Dinners

Kenneth Choi Man-Kin's project not only provides jobs and a sense of community for the elderly, but also combats food waste from local farms.
Lauren Rothman
10.16.18
food waste

This Catering Company Turns Landfill Food into Office Lunches

Open Kitchen in Manchester salvages its ingredients from what other companies deem to be waste food.
Kamila Rymajdo
9.20.18
edible

What Food Waste Isn't OK to Eat? I Asked a Scientist

Stop eating whole sunflower seeds, you monsters.
Hannah Keyser
8.24.18
fruit

We Declare This Oddly Satisfying Banana Packaging a Blessed Image

PLEASE GIVE WHOEVER DESIGNED THIS AN AWARD.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.9.18
chips

This Tortilla Chip Factory Has a Small Spontaneous Combustion Problem

An Austin-based chip facility’s new waste disposal system is flamin’ hot garbage.
Ian Burke
7.24.18
seafood

More Than a Third of the Fish Killed for Food Gets Thrown Away

At the current rate of overfishing, the entire continent of Africa might have to import its fish in the future.
Ian Burke
7.10.18
coffee

‘Broccoli Coffee’ Is Supposed to Combat Food Waste, But Sounds Gross TBH

A cafe in Melbourne is serving the beverage/childhood nightmare.
Ian Burke
6.7.18
food waste

Sainsbury’s Abandons £10 Million Food Waste Project

The supermarket's £10 million scheme resulted in only a 9 percent drop in food waste—way off its 50 percent target.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.8.18
environment

Vegans Upset with Gelatine-Based Label Designed to Reduce Food Waste

“This makes as much sense as Sellotaping a piece of raw meat to the top of the package."
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.20.18
christmas

Local Council Tries to Limit People to Six Brussels Sprouts Each at Christmas

"Six sprouts = ONE portion."
Phoebe Hurst
12.19.17
food waste

Wine Backwash Is Being Made into Hard Liquor

Turns out all of the wine spit in those buckets is good for something.
Nick Rose
11.28.17
food waste

Study Says Catering for Different Dietary Requirements Creates More Food Waste

New research from Sainsbury’s claims that families who cook multiple dishes for celiacs, vegans, vegetarians, or meat eaters end up wasting more food.
Daisy Meager
9.29.17