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Scotland Just Fueled a Car with Whisky, Because of Course

At least we'll know who to thank when we can say "No, Officer, I'm not drinking—but my car is."
Jelisa Castrodale
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Peanut Butter and Jelly Were Meant for Ice Cream

Turns out, your favorite childhood lunch was born to be a dessert.
Munchies Staff
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Portland Is Now Making Ice Cream Out of Garbage

And it's utterly delicious, thanks to Salt & Straw's initiative to turn edible food waste into a limited-edition series of frozen treats.
Jack Rushall

This Pizza Was Made Out of Beer, and It's Actually Pretty Healthy

Now you can drink your beer and eat it, too.
Alex Swerdloff
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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
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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

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

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
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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
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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
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Meet the Food Waste Entrepreneur Turning Unwanted Vegetables into Hummus

How one entrepreneur turns food scraps into culinary gold.
Johanna Derry

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.
Phoebe Hurst