Food Waste

America’s Food Waste Problem and Hope in the Food Recovery Movement

According to guest author Ben Simon, founder of the Food Recovery Network, preventing food waste is good for the environment – and for business.

The Global FoodBanking Network Helps Turn the Problem of Food Waste into a Humanitarian Solution

The Global FoodBanking Network creates, supplies, and strengthens food banks and food bank networks around the world, using food waste as a solution to hunger.

Food Tank Book of the Week: American Wasteland by Jonathan Bloom

Jonathan Bloom’s American Wasteland remains a driving force in bringing the problem of food waste in America into the national consciousness.

International Year of Family Farming: Reducing Food Waste Among Smallholder Farmers in Kenya

One Acre Fund conducted a trial of low-cost and safe methods of maize storage for Kenyan farmers.

Natural Resources Defense Council Shares Four Ways to Eat Green

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) recommends four ways to “eat green” in order to help save the environment.

118 Twitter Feeds Every Food Activist Needs to Follow

Food Tank has chosen 118 Twitter accounts for those involved in the food movement, or anyone who just wants to know more about the food system.

Saying Yes to Women’s Empowerment with BlueAvocado

BlueAvocado is a sustainable business empowering women micro-entrepreneurs across the world.

Nordic Council of Ministers Calls for Advertisements to Create Mass Awareness of Food Waste

Creative foodies and conscious marketers – enter ad competition and raise mass awareness of food waste.

Growing Greener Cities Series Shares Research and Innovations in Urban Food Systems

The Landscapes for People, Food, and Nature Initiative highlights innovations and research that improve the relationship between urban areas and agriculture.

Thought for Food Challenge Finalist: Team Ingenerovictus

Team Ingenerovictus envisions turning food scraps into fertilizer and incentivizing food donations with an Android credit system.