Food Waste

Youth Fighting Food Waste on College Campuses

U.S. universities are adopting policies that reduce campus food waste and divert surplus waste to composting or food banks.

Reducing Food Waste by Accepting “Wonky” Vegetables

Supermarkets are wasting huge amounts of food by refusing to sell aesthetically imperfect produce. How can we resolve this?

Isha Datar’s In Vitro Meat

Isha Datar offers a novel–and possibly environmentally friendly–solution to meat production by growing muscle cells in vitro.

Food Hero Series: Tony Allan, Water Policy Innovator

How much water is in your food? More than you might think. Food Hero Tony Allan shows how food and water policy are connected.

Food Workers at O’Hare Airport Recommend Sustainable Food Options in New Report

UNITE HERE food workers reveal vision for sustainable food at O’Hare Airport in a new report, which recommends cooking fresh, healthy meals using local produce and reducing food waste.

College Students Reducing Food Waste

Every year one-third of all food – or 1.3 million tons- is lost or wasted, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. In the U.S. alone, food waste totals nearly 40 million tons of food annually. Three years ago, three college…