Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Food Assistance

Food donations organizations are looking for innovative ways to reduce packaging waste and their environmental footprint.

Health Experts Agree that Reusable Coffee Cups are Safe During COVID

Health experts say that, with proper hygiene, it is safe for coffee shops to make drinks in customers’ reusable mugs.

Superfood Bar with Compostable Wrapper Reclaims Carbon

Impacts Snacks, a plant-based superfood bar company, is using compostable wrappers and reclaiming more carbon that it uses to make its bars.

College Students Recycle Waste into Sustainable Fertilizer for Rural Farmers

Five college students won $5,000 at this year’s @WegePrize for their plan to recycle waste into sustainable fertilizer. The group projects that their organic fertilizer will cut costs for rural farmers by 35 percent.

New Report Explores the Environmental Impact of Food Packaging

A new report says that we as consumers pursue healthy and sustainable eating habits, but still overlook the impact of food packaging on the environment.

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.

Sounding the Alarm on North Carolina’s Poultry Industry

How poultry waste is the largest and fastest growing source of nutrient pollution in North Carolina, what this means for the environment and communities, and a new study with the Environmental Working Group.

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.

How Better Packaging Saves Food

Innovations that help consumers store and use food at home can be effective at improving food security and tackling food waste. Today, scalable innovation in consumer packaging is making home storage easier and more efficient than ever.

Opinion | Why Fast Fashion Needs to Slow Down

Have you ever thought about what your clothes are made of? Who makes them, or what happens when you throw them away? The truth about the fashion industry is ugly, but you can be part of the change.