Food Waste

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.
Your food waste footprint is bigger than you think. Here's how to minimize your climate impact. (And, no, composting is not the answer.)
USDA’s bailout program for farmers sends abundant meat, vegetables and fruits to feed low-income Americans.
South Korea has managed to increase food waste recycling levels from 2 percent to 95 percent.
More than a third of the food in the United States goes to waste — about 400 pounds a year per American.
In the United States, 40 percent of all food that is produced gets thrown in the trash.
Monstrous amounts of fat and trash are blocking sewers around the world.
For every item thrown away, the cost is far more than just an uneaten meal.
Cockroaches are being used to get rid of food scraps and to feed pigs.
This pay-what-you-wish grocery store is aiming to cut food waste.
Compostable products still end up in landfills, where they do not break down any faster than regular plastic.
One-third of all food produced is lost or wasted.
We cost the U.S. $218 billion every year in food waste. Could meal kits be the solution?
Americans discarded the equivalent of 6 million turkeys last year.
Two pounds of maggots can eat four pounds of food in four hours. 🍪 🐛