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Pulp burger, dog food and dumpster dive salad are just some of the dishes chef Dan Barber created to highlight how much good food ends up in the trash.
Jane: "The Downtown Whole Foods location has a trash compactor, so the key was to go to their distribution center where all
Yes, I bring home and accept free stuff when it crosses my path. There is an overabundance of stuff out there in our world, and there simply aren't enough people willing to accept anything they deem to be less than perfect.
Foraging in trash bags has taken off in some New York circles with organizations such as Food not Bombs, a group of volunteers
If you live in Greece or Spain or even in parts of the United States, that nasty gurgling sound is the economy going down the drain. The official economy, that is -- the one that gets tracked by the accountants and tax officials and economists who feature in the media every day.
Does the holiday gift shopping season make you want to bury your head under the covers until December 26th? Well, you're not alone. But just because big box retailers get all the press doesn't mean that the only gift giving options involve the words "big screen" and "TV."
Gleaning. The word may not be immediately recognizable to many, and that’s probably because it hasn’t been a practice of
Dumpster diving is a practice becoming more common among financially stable people, intertwined with the growing freegan
Food waste is a huge issue in America, especially in light of the growing divide between the profligate rich and the hungry
Cathy Erway made a radical decision: in New York, this capital of restaurants, in this city of buying and spending, she was going to stay in and cook.
Many Americans throw away masses of food but health regulations make it harder for leftover food to get officially donated. Social networking can help, here's how.
You already know that shopping at your local farmers market or CSA is a great way to reduce your food miles. And, if you
Right now, consumers across the country are looking for ways to cut back. Luckily, some of the best ways to save money are also simple steps toward living a little greener.
• Remind yourself that one man's trash is another's treasure, and check with your friends and family while doing any massive
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