Food Waste

Food & Drink
Here are four steps in the right direction.
Food & Drink
It may sound counterintuitive, but here's why it works.
Food & Drink
You were going to throw them out anyway — so why not fry them up?
Food & Drink
Globally, we waste 42 million tons of edible grain used for beer-brewing annually. Here's how we can "tap" into spent grain upcycling to curb climate change.
Impact
Your food waste footprint is bigger than you think. Here's how to minimize your climate impact. (And, no, composting is not the answer.)
U.S. News
USDA’s bailout program for farmers sends abundant meat, vegetables and fruits to feed low-income Americans.
Impact
South Korea has managed to increase food waste recycling levels from 2 percent to 95 percent.
U.S. News
More than a third of the food in the United States goes to waste — about 400 pounds a year per American.
HuffPost Personal
In the United States, 40 percent of all food that is produced gets thrown in the trash.
Videos
Monstrous amounts of fat and trash are blocking sewers around the world.
Impact
For every item thrown away, the cost is far more than just an uneaten meal.
Weird News
Cockroaches are being used to get rid of food scraps and to feed pigs.
Environment
Eateries will now have to donate or compost leftover food.
Videos
This pay-what-you-wish grocery store is aiming to cut food waste.
Environment
Compostable products still end up in landfills, where they do not break down any faster than regular plastic.
Impact
One-third of all food produced is lost or wasted.
Money
We cost the U.S. $218 billion every year in food waste. Could meal kits be the solution?
Impact
Americans discarded the equivalent of 6 million turkeys last year.