Food Waste

Pashon Murray’s Detroit Dirt and Food Waste: A Solution for Industrial Problems

A city known for industry, Detroit is now rallying individuals and corporations around waste and dirt: Pashon Murray is leading the composting collaboration for the climate, economy, and future generation.

Opinion | Winning on Reducing Food Waste—From SXSW to Earth Day

With the dust now settled from the 2019 SXSW festival, and with Earth Day’s 49th anniversary on the horizon, wasted food and its environmental impact has been on our minds.

Maxfield Kaniger’s Kanbe’s Markets: A Piece for the Food Insecurity Puzzle

With convenient coolers and healthy food, Max Kaniger is helping close the gap between food insecurity and food waste in Kansas City.

Creating Boozy Beverages from Food Waste: 10 Brewers Doing it Right

A compiled list of businesses that are diverting food waste from the landfill and transforming it into alcoholic beverages.

“Food Won’t Solve Hunger. Income Will.”

Choosing food as a solution to food insecurity may seem like the low-hanging fruit, but don’t let its simplicity fool you. The complexity of the crisis merits a deeper solution.

Winnow Vision AI Cuts Costs and Cleans Up Waste in Commercial Kitchens

The latest innovation in AI technology by Winnow Solutions enters the food space to help fight food waste, one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gasses on the planet.

Two Reasons Why Three Billion People Aren’t Getting Adequate Nutrition

Because of high levels of food loss and waste—especially of nutrient-rich, perishable foods—as many as three billion people are consuming low-quality diets that result in micronutrient malnutrition as well as rising levels of obesity.

According to a Recent Poll, 88 Percent of Americans Reduce Food Waste

MSU’s fourth Food Literacy and Engagement Poll was released at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on February 14, 2019, and surveyed 2,090 Americans on their attitudes and knowledge of food waste.

Project Drawdown’s Narrative for Climate Change: 100 Solutions

Paul Hawken’s new book Drawdown outlines 100 ways the world is working to protect the climate— straightforward enough that readers can do it too.

7 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ Without the Waste on VDay

Hallmark holidays are often filled with extra paper, plastic, and general waste. This year, Food Tank is giving you ideas to celebrate love while maintaining environmentally conscious actions.