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Beyond the Green Bin

“The value of an apple is much greater than the value of the compost that comes out of that apple. Our goal is to reduce, reuse, and recycle—in that order. Only after reducing waste should we think of recycling what is left over.”

Food in Community: keeping community groups fed in Totnes

In the market town of Totnes in Devon, a small group of volunteers are redistributing produce that would have otherwise gone to waste, with inspiring results

Cropmobster: Connecting the Dots Between Farms, Food Waste and Hunger

Perched along the rolling hills of Coastal Sonoma County, Bloomfield Farms spreads out across 50 acres, close to 40 of which are thick with kale, chard, heirloom tomatoes, summer squash, potatoes and more.

The United Kingdom’s ‘This is Rubbish’ Calls for Food Waste Prevention in the Food Industry

The United Kingdom's (UK) This is Rubbish (TiR) is currently seeking funding to help pilot the Industry Food Waste Audit Proposal (IFWAP), its first research project on food waste in the UK's food industry.

How One NFL Team Will Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy

Enter FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, where a new partnership with the Cleveland Browns and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has implemented a new system to will divert an estimated 35 tons of stadium food waste from landfills into biodigesters for conversion into energy.

Food Waste in Japan: How Eco-towns and Recycling Loops are Encouraging Self-Sufficiency

Japan’s Food Recycling Law was enacted in 2001 and revised in 2007 in order to promote the reutilization of food resources.

Nothing Needs to be Wasted

The first way to cut food waste, obviously, is to use as much as possible, whether store-bought or from your garden.

FAO Says Food Waste Harms Climate, Water, Land, and Biodiversity

The world wastes 1.3 billion tons of food annually—a third of all the food that’s produced—according to a report published last week by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Recycling’s ‘Final Frontier’: The Composting of Food Waste

A move by New York City to begin collecting food scraps and other organic waste is just the latest example of expanding efforts by municipalities worldwide to recycle large quantities of unused food and slash the amount of material sent to landfill

How Fruit Trees Are Growing Communities

A global grass roots movement has identified a very effective ingredient for building community: Fruit.

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