New way to reduce food waste: humanizing

In a society that equates beauty with quality, the perception that blemished produce is less desirable than its perfect peers contributes to 1.3 billion tons of wasted food a year globally. Researchers are looking at the potential solutions. 

UK announces £5 million investment for food waste

The investment will allow redistribution organisations in England to bid into a £5 million pot to help them overcome the financial barrier to redistributing surplus food which is currently going to waste.

Austin, US Restaurants From Throwing Away Food Waste Banned

Restaurants in Austin, Texas, will no longer be allowed to throw out food waste. Businesses can dispose of their food waste by donating extra food, giving scraps to local farms for animals, or composting.

A worldwide hotel chain now grow their own food

AccorHotels is making strong progress on plans to cut food waste around the world. The global chain announced yesterday that it has installed 600 urban gardens at 4,300 of its hotels.

To reduce global warming we have to reduce food waste

If food waste were a country, it would place third – following the US and China – for impact on global warming.

Excess milk gets a second life feeding the hungry

Instead of dumping over 43 gallons of milk every year, Pennsylvania farmers in USA are teaming up with food banks to feed the hungry and turn a profit.

World's First Pay-What-You-Can Grocery Store

The world’s first pay-what-you-can grocery store just opened up in Toronto and the shelves are stocked entirely with food that was destined for a landfill.

Natural edible coating prolongs lifespan of fruits and vegetables

Disruptive technology at its best, Apeel has been hailed as "the biggest revolution in food since refrigeration."

The EU Just Took a Major Step Toward Cutting Food Waste in Half by 2030

The European Parliament backed a law urging member states to halve food waste by 2030, requiring them to report food waste levels yearly from 2020 and provide incentives for collecting and redistributing unsold food.