Food Waste

13 Books on the Food System That Could Save the Environment

Check out these 13 books that identify and explain the problems in the food system—and how to make changes in it.

Ireland Developing Many Initiatives for Preventing Food Waste

Ireland is tackling food waste head-on by providing food waste prevention tools and education to companies and individuals.

15 Websites Saving the Environment by Changing the Food System

Each of these 15 websites explores the complex relationship between food and the environment.

U.S. Food Waste Challenge: A new USDA and EPA partnership to reduce waste across the food system

The U.S. Food Waste Challenge is a public-private partnership seeking to reduce, recover, and recycle food waste.

Reducing Waste: Five Tips For Creating A Smaller Menu

Here are five tips from sustainability expert Greg Christian on scaling down menus to address food waste in restaurants.

Food Waste Fighter: An Interview with Jonathan Bloom

In this Food Tank interview, Jonathan Bloom explains why the issue of food waste is important, and what is being done about it.

Food, A Value to Defend: Guido Barilla’s Forward to Combating Waste

This forward by Guido Barilla, President of the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN), is part of the most recent issue of BCFN’s magazine.

Finding Ways to Prevent Food Waste and Loss on World Environment Day

World Environment Day on June 5th is focusing international attention on food waste.

Food Hero Series: Interview with Selina Juul

Food Tank interviews Selina Juul, Danish food waste expert and founder of the Stop Wasting Food movement in preparation for World Environment Day.

FAO Food Wastage Footprint Project Highlights Best Practices

The FAO launches the Food Wastage Project to document best practices in food waste reduction and quantify the global impacts of food waste on the environment.