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Community Composting Grows from a Seed into a Movement

At the core of any community composting program is the principle of using previously wasted resources as community assets and reinvesting them back into the community that created them.

The Truth Behind Waste in Supermarket Supply Chains

About half of the food wasted in the UK is wasted in the supply chain, before it even gets to the shopping basket – about 7 million tonnes of it. That’s more than enough to end UK food poverty.

Vermont’s Intervale Center’s Food Rescue Provides Fresh Produce for Methadone Clinic Patients

Excess fresh food is being provided to patients in the University of Vermont Medical Center’s methadone clinic. This keeps the extra food from being wasted!

City and Soil: How Food Waste Can Feed us

It may seem counter intuitive, but the greatest single tool we have to reconnect to our soils is this waste itself.

Ex-cons at LA Kitchen Feed the Hungry with Food Waste

“Neither food nor people should ever go to waste.”

Waste Less, Share More

Food waste is big news at the moment, as well it should be. According to a recent World Resources Institute report, approximately a third of all food produced for human consumption never gets eaten.

Creating the food systems of tomorrow: A guide for cooks

We challengers need ammunition: cookbooks of facts and arguments to commandeer in discussions about the future of food.

Pay-As-You-Feel Cafe Feeds Thousands on Food Waste

The idea behind TRJFP is to collect perfectly good food from grocers, farmers and businesses, that would otherwise be thrown away, and serve up gourmet meals to the community. Patrons pay using money, labor, or other social currency.

Brighton Food Waste Collective

What I love most about this project is the way it delivers multiple benefits at once....bringing people together to solve communal problems in the most positive way, while also learning to view food as something to be celebrated, appreciated and shared.

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.”

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