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.
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.
Meet the Food Waste Entrepreneur Turning Unwanted Vegetables into Hummus
How one entrepreneur turns food scraps into culinary gold.
Thousands of Tons 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.
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.
Al Capone and the Short, Confusing History of Expiration Dates
It's been a long and weird road.
How to Become a Better Eater In 2017
Just add crickets.
All of This Restaurant's Seafood Is Waste from the World's Biggest Fish Market
The fish is sourced entirely from the 20,000 tons of edible seafood that is thrown out each year due to “imperfections” ranging from scratched skin to discoloration.
Scotland Considers Passing a Law to Ensure a “Right to Food”
Across the Atlantic, Scotland suffers from what a foodbank network manager has called “an epidemic of hunger.” In light of increasing rates of food insecurity, it is considering a move to ensure no Scot goes hungry.
The British Government Just Rejected a Tax on Disposable Coffee Cups
Environment Minister Therese Coffey has rejected plans for a 5p charge on all takeaway coffee cups, which would have worked in a similar way to the plastic bag tax.
Walmart Stores in Canada Found to Be Throwing Out Tons of Perfectly Good Food
Every year, Canada wastes $31 billion worth of food, much of which is retail fruits and vegetables that are just not pretty enough for picky consumers.
The Government Says Our Halloween Pumpkins Are Destroying the Environment
Rather than focusing on "industry," which is responsible for 91 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, the US Department of Energy is focusing on the waste caused by carving jack-o-lanterns.
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