Food Waste

FAO and World Food Law Institute Symposium

The FAO and World Food Law Institute’s symposium on food loss and food waste shared approaches and case studies on how to mitigate these issues.

Plastic-Free Cucumbers Reduce Plastic and Food Waste

Apeel’s plastic-free cucumbers are coming to Walmart to reduce plastic and food waste.

White Pony Express Rescues Fresh Food for Californians in Need

Through the COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund, ReFED is helping White Pony Express rescue food and divert it to Californians in need.

College Students Recycle Waste into Sustainable Fertilizer for Rural Farmers

Five college students won $5,000 at this year’s @WegePrize for their plan to recycle waste into sustainable fertilizer. The group projects that their organic fertilizer will cut costs for rural farmers by 35 percent.

The Seasonal Food Guide Helps Consumers Find In-Season Produce

A Seasonal Food Guide from FoodPrint is teaching the public about seasonal eating based on which produce is in season by location.

Hawaii Nonprofit Distributes Valuable Food Aid Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Aloha Harvest, a Hawaii-based nonprofit, is diverting food that would otherwise be wasted to combat food insecurity during COVID-19. Roughly one in five Hawaii residents are food insecure, according to U.S. census data collected in July 2020.  And since the…

After a Sharp Increase, the Rate of Food Waste May Be Slowing

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dani discusses the consequences of food waste as well as the people and organizations that are working to combat it.

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Highlights Need for Global Food System Reform

Celebrate International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste with FAO North America in their screening of “Wasted: The Story of Food Waste” and their panel discussion on global food loss and waste.

12 Organizations Creating Food Products From Upcycled Food Waste

With 1.3 billion tonnes of edible food being wasted globally, these 12 organizations are working to use food waste to create new food products.

ColdHubs Is Bringing Solar-Powered Cold Storage to Farmers in Nigeria

50 percent of produce is lost post-harvest in Nigeria. ColdHubs aims to change this through the company’s solar powered coolers.