Food Waste

New Report Explores the Environmental Impact of Food Packaging

A new report says that we as consumers pursue healthy and sustainable eating habits, but still overlook the impact of food packaging on the environment.

We’re Too Close to the Edge of Planetary Boundaries, Says Walter Willett

Alex Sammon, author, and Walter Willett of EAT-Lancet and Harvard host an inter-generational conversation about transforming diets to protect the planet’s boundaries.

Philabundance’s Abundantly Good Cheese Benefiting Dairy Farmers, Hungry Families

While Pennsylvania dairy farmers struggle with surplus milk and Philadelphia area families struggle with hunger, Philabundance is taking the lead to address both issues

Sharing Excess Addresses College Student Food Insecurity

For Even Ehlers, Sharing Excess is about more than improving food access, it is about amplifying its partners’ impact on hunger’s root causes

A New Era For Whole Foods: Going Beyond Organic

Beth Kowitt of Fortune and A.C. Gallo of Whole Foods discuss Whole Foods’ evolution from organic food supplier to a leader in fair trade, environmental protection, and more.

Food Shift’s Food Waste and Job Training Program Seeks to Grow its Impact

Food Shift gives a second chance to both food and people—but they need help to grow their impact.

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.