Food Waste

An Unexpected Collaboration Is Reducing Food Waste in Illinois

It Can be Done: The Wasted Food Solutions Task Force is bringing together organizations from all ends of the food recovery network in Illinois, fighting to reduce food waste through unique initiatives targeting policy, education, and asset-mapping.

Opinion | France’s Ban on Food Waste Three Years Later

France became the first country to pass a national regulation specifically against food waste in 2016, prompting conversation in the United States: can we, or should we, implement a similar policy here?

“Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box”

Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg moderated a discussion on ways to create sustainability in the food system, consumer habits around snacking, and if businesses can be kind to the planet while still producing delicious foods.

To Have and to Throw: Tackling Indian Wedding Food Waste

Culture, rising incomes, and an appetite for global cuisines are fueling massive food waste by Indian weddings.

Long-lasting Avocados May Help Combat Food Waste

An innovative solution for food spoilage was brought to market in the U.S. by Apeel Sciences last summer and will now be available in Europe thanks to a new partnership.

Chefs Share Waste-Reduction Tips at NYC Zero Food Waste Challenge

While chefs presented their creations to a panel of judges, attendees visited eight tasting stations and sipped on Waste Not Welcome Punch, a Finlandia vodka cocktail using upcycled ingredients like grapefruits peels and celery leaf tea.

Our Understanding of Food Isn’t Good Enough in D.C.

As part of Food Tank’s first bi-monthly event on Capitol Hill on May 10, moderator Frank Sesno sat down with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Geeta Sethi, and Norbert Wilson to talk about the areas of the food system that policies must address for improved health world-wide.

Food Lovers Become Waste Fighters at NYC Food Waste Fair 2019

Learn about reducing food waste and taste upcycled culinary creations at the 2019 NYC Food Waste Fair.

From Rescued Food to Artisan Bites

Small food business went from serving bread and marmalade to catering high brow events in London using food waste.

Calculating Your FoodPrint

Dr. Urvashi Rangan discusses the challenges that consumers face when trying to make sustainable food choices, the power that their food choices hold in shaping our food system, and how FoodPrints can help.