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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
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
2.1.17
food waste
food waste

Meet the Food Waste Entrepreneur Turning Unwanted Vegetables into Hummus

How one entrepreneur turns food scraps into culinary gold.
Johanna Derry
1.17.17
agriculture
agriculture

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
1.13.17
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
food waste
food waste

Al Capone and the Short, Confusing History of Expiration Dates

It's been a long and weird road.
Gigen Mammoser
12.17.16
resolutions
resolutions

How to Become a Better Eater In 2017

Just add crickets.
Munchies Staff
12.17.16
sustainable seafood
sustainable seafood

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.
Jessica Thompson
11.19.16
scotland
scotland

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.
Wyatt Marshall
11.18.16
environment
environment

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.
Phoebe Hurst
11.2.16
food waste
food waste

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.
Nick Rose
11.1.16
environment
environment

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.
Alex Swerdloff
10.28.16