Food Waste

Colorado Springs Food Rescue—Supporting Community-Driven Change

The Colorado Springs Food Rescue community-driven model is overcoming barriers to food access and creating a more sustainable food system.

Opinion | There Are Many Gains to Be Had from Reducing Food Losses

“FAO’s close review of what we know about food loss offers a reminder that there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” says Máximo Torero.

Meet the Chef Leading Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Scene

Creating a sustainable food system that contains fish is possible, but requires us to look beyond the fillet. Chef Josh Niland from the Australian restaurant Saint Peter talks about how it can be done.

Chefs Uniting to End Waste and Hunger

Keeping gourmet meals from going into the trash not only feeds those in need, it can also improve environmental outcomes and help California reach its waste diversion goal by 2020.

New Report Finds That More Food Is Lost in Fields Than Previously Believed

A new report from Santa Clara University finds that more food is lost in the field than previously determined.

Spain’s First Food Sharing App Is Tackling Food Waste

Yonodesperdicio is the first web-mobile application in Spain for collaborative consumption to reduce household food waste.

New Bill to Reduce Food Waste Enters Congress

Congress introduced a new bill to create a unified food date label system across the United States to reduce consumer confusion and stop unnecessary food waste.

Eight Innovations Ending Food Loss in the Global South

From solar-powered cold storage to garden waste powered food dehydrators, we highlight eight examples of how innovators are ending food loss in the developing world.

Medically Tailored Meals Need to Be Part of Healthcare

Community Servings delivers medically tailored meals to critically-ill patients with limited resources living in 21 communities in Massachusetts, while trying to address different social and food-related issues in the communities.

City Council Boosting Food Security in the Big Apple

A new report from the NYC Council spells out solutions to give all New Yorkers equal access to food.