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environment
environment

Brits Are Too Embarrassed to Ask for Tap Water in Restaurants

And it’s creating a huge plastic bottle waste problem, warns a new report from environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
Phoebe Hurst
5.11.17
meat
meat

One Night a Week, This London Thai Restaurant Only Serves Offal

Smoking Goat’s weekly “Offal Monday” menu saves underused cuts of meat from the bin by turning them into delicious curry.
Daisy Meager
4.21.17
food waste
food waste

A New Club Is Using Food Waste to Generate Energy

And yes, there's a 3D printer that will turn your recycled waste into a phone case or furniture.
Marlou Kusters
4.10.17
food waste
food waste

How Fish Skin Crisps Could Solve Britain's Seafood Waste Problem

More than half of all seafood caught in the UK gets thrown away as offcuts. Chef Dan Pawson wants to combat this by turning discarded salmon skin into a tasty snack.
Chloe Scott-Moncrieff
3.29.17
food waste
food waste

New York’s Biggest Food Waste Chef Is Bringing Pulp Burgers to London

We spoke to chef and food waste campaigner Dan Barber about wastED, his new London pop-up that serves dishes made with produce that would have otherwise been chucked.
Daisy Meager
3.27.17
Technology
Technology

This Filter Paper Stops Fruit from Going Bad

Developed by packaging company It’s Fresh, the small squares of paper absorb ethylene—the ripening hormone in fruit—to slow down the maturation process and keep produce fresh for longer.
Daisy Meager
2.22.17
labels
labels

This Could Be the Easiest Solution to Confusing Expiration Date Labels

These labels contribute significantly to the $162 billion of food thrown out every year in America.
Nick Rose
2.18.17
food waste
food waste

How Instagramming Your Dinner Causes Food Waste

New research from supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has found that Millennials will make unusual recipes for social media kudos—but won’t reuse the leftovers.
Daisy Meager
2.10.17
food waste
food waste

Cooking with Food Waste for Refugees, Recovering Drug Addicts, and Former Sex Workers

We spoke to Canadian chefs John Winter Russell and Jeremy Charles about using waste from the "Supermaket of the Future" to feed one of Milan's poorest neighborhoods.
Nick Rose
2.2.17
food waste
food waste

Is Britain’s Food Waste Problem Actually Getting Worse?

New figures from waste research company WRAP reveal that UK household food waste has increased since 2012. But are the stats truly representative of what we’re putting in the bin?
Daisy Meager
1.13.17
agriculture
agriculture

Why Thousands of Tonnes of Oranges Might Have to Be Destroyed

Farmers in Tunisia are warning that their bumper orange crop may have to be destroyed if buyers for the fruit cannot be found.
Phoebe Hurst
1.12.17
food waste
food waste

Having a Compost Bin Makes You Care Less About Food Waste

A new study suggests compost bins aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.
Daisy Meager
1.4.17