Food Waste

Got Leftovers? Transform Them with OITNB’s Alysia Reiner and Save The Food

“Orange Is The New Black” actress Alysia Reiner teams up with Save The Food for a refrigerator raid on her friend Melissa Rivers. Reiner and Rivers show viewers how to turn leftovers into brand new meals that are fit to serve to friends, preventing them from becoming part of the one-third of food that is wasted in America.

Treasure8 Aims to “Evolve” the Food System by Repurposing Food Waste

Based on Treasure Island in San Francisco, Treasure8 begins with leftover or ugly fruits and vegetables from farmers’ fields and unwanted produce from food processing facilities. “We can take these very large waste streams and we can upcycle them into safe, tasty, healthy products and ingredients that can work at large scale distribution.” Childs says.

Solving Food Waste “Is Something All of Us Can Do On Our Own”

On Food Talk, Marion Nestle uncovers the common roots of food waste, nutrition myths, and overconsumption: “The root cause is overproduction in our food system.”

In case you missed it: Watch the NYC Food Tank Summit on Food Loss and Food Waste

In case you missed it, you can watch the full NYC Summit on Food Loss and Food Waste on YouTube. Questions from the audience and engaging dialogue among speakers and panelists helped generate new ideas and spark action towards combating food loss and food waste from within communities, cities, and governments.

28 Inspirational People Working to Reduce Food Waste

With food waste a growing global concern, Food Tank has created a list of 28 individuals putting their skills to the task of reducing food waste.

“Protecting our future starts with protecting our food supply”

Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Tobias Grasso, President of North America for Sealed Air’s Food Care division about his relationship to food, passion for farmers, and vision for a stronger food system.

16 Apps Preventing Food Waste

Organizations and individuals around the world develop smart mobile solutions to fight food waste. Food Tank has compiled a list of 15 food waste apps that change the way our food system works.

27 Organizations in New York City Combating Food Waste

The 2018 Food Tank Summit, “Focusing on Food Loss and Food Waste,” will be held on October 3 at the New York University. In preparation for the upcoming Summit, Food Tank is highlighting 27 organizations in New York focusing on food loss and food waste.

Opinion | We’re Wasting Food and It’s Hurting Our Climate

When it comes to fighting climate change, we often overlook a significant source of heat-trapping gas emissions: food.

Have Your Food and Eat the Wrapper Too

18 organizations find innovative ways to replace plastic wrappers with edible packaging.