Scientists Want to Turn Pee into Astronaut Food

This is great news for science fiction writers.
Nick Rose

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

These $22 Individually Wrapped Strawberries Are a New Low in Wasteful Packaging

The single berries come nestled inside a Styrofoam sock on top of a pile of faux hay inside of a plastic-covered paper box—a practice that is not only inefficient and wasteful, but gaudy and, frankly, stupid.
Nick Rose

These Zero-Waste Cocktails Are Made with Old Pineapple and Used Coffee Grounds

An average bar throws away up to eight bags of organic waste a night. London bartenders Iain Griffiths and Kelsey Ramage want to change this by reusing cocktail ingredients normally thrown in the bin.
Laura Foster

Japan's Streets Will Soon Smell Like Chocolate for a Very Gross Reason

There are some problems even chocolate can't solve.
Kevin Farrell

France Just Banned Plastic Cups and Cutlery

France is thought to be the first country in the world to introduce a ban on disposable cups, plates, knives, and forks in a bid to cut waste.
Daisy Meager

How-To: Waste Less In the Kitchen

Dana Gunders, Author of the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook and Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council visited the MUNCHIES Test Kitchen to tell us about easy steps we can take to waste less in the kitchen.
Dana Gunders

The Future of Farming Is Powered by Fish Shit

Forget rolling hills and patchwork fields, London’s GrowUp Urban Farm is cultivating salad leaves and protein-rich tilapia fish using a highly sustainable, recirculating water system known as aquaponics.
Daisy Meager
food waste

Your Parents’ Love Might Be Ruining Your Waistline and the Planet

Parents who express their love through food may be contributing to food waste and negatively altering the environment.
Alex Swerdloff

Germany Is Enlisting Garbage Cops to Curb Its Massive Grilling Trash Problem

Last year, 165 tons of food trash piled up in Munich parks alone. This summer, German civic authorities are stepping up their game to stop littering during grilling season.
Wyatt Marshall

Beyoncé Is Drunk in Love with Watermelon Water

Beyoncé is making more than just lemonade these days. Bey is also leaving her mark on the beverage world by helping reduce the estimated 800 million pounds of watermelon waste that occur every year in the US.
Nick Rose
the internet

Pre-Peeled Avocados Are Really Pissing Off Canadian Shoppers

Sobeys is selling pre-peeled and halved avocados for the equivalent of US$4 a piece. Each avocado is denuded of its peel and encased in a plastic sheath, which is then inserted into a sturdy cardboard package.
Alex Swerdloff