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Waste on the Mind 23 Aug 2013 | 09:01 pm

Newsflash: Britons are increasingly focused on food waste. We’d long suspected that, but here’s further quantitative proof to that effect, courtesy of the Sustainable Restaurant Association study The...

Friday Buffet 16 Aug 2013 | 08:00 pm

Flamengo just became my favorite Brazilian soccer (football) team. The Brasilia-based team marched a Think.Eat.Save banner on the field recently, promoting the UNEP campaign to reduce food waste. OK,...

Monday Roundup 12 Aug 2013 | 08:00 pm

The LeftoverSwap app that facilitates giving one’s leftovers to others launches August 30 (for iPhones). But…is it legal?? — — You gonna use that pomace? Using the excess seeds, skin and stems from ...

Friday Buffet 9 Aug 2013 | 08:00 pm

Beginning next month, the University of North Texas will be launching an educational campaign to cut campus food waste. Let’s hope it has an impact on students there! — — The Chinese city of Wuhan w...

Senators: Permanent Tax Incentives for Food Donations 6 Aug 2013 | 08:00 pm

You would think tax benefits for donating food would be on firm ground. You would think. Instead, they’ve been re-upped annually since coming into existence in 2006. Well, some Senators are trying to...

Friday Buffet 2 Aug 2013 | 08:02 pm

Mayor Bloomberg recently announced some further details on New York’s plan to expand its composting program from the current thousand-odd households to 100,000 by 2014. And it’s about time, given tha...

You Gonna Eat That, Neighbor? 1 Aug 2013 | 08:02 pm

Eating other people’s leftovers isn’t for everyone, but it is for someone. LeftoverSwap app founder Dan Newman hopes that others aside from me (and foragers and freegans) are interested in the notion....

Images on Excess 30 Jul 2013 | 08:59 pm

I’m a big fan of infographics, and adding moving (info)graphics does nothing to diminish the impact of this one, made by visual.ly:

Quantifying School Lunch Loss 24 Jul 2013 | 11:18 pm

There’s a reason adults tell kids to eat their vegetables–because they don’t! The 2010 changes to the National School Lunch Program (prompted by Michelle Obama’s push) that added more fruits, vegetab...

Ramadan Waste = Pigswill?? 16 Jul 2013 | 11:41 pm

Seldom do you see Ramadan and hogs in the same sentence, but they’ve both been in the ‘food waste news’ recently. On the former, here’s a thought-provoking editorial lamenting the increased food wast...

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