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Beer Pizza And Coffee Flour Among Newest Inventions To Reduce Food Waste

Posted by on June 1, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Beer Pizza And Coffee Flour Among Newest Inventions To Reduce Food Waste

One food waste solution that has gained a lot of attention is Coffee Flour, which uses the cherry that’s extracted and discarded by the billions each year from harvesting coffee beans and turns it into flour. Another innovation that is taking off comes in the form of flour as well, but this time it’s made from beer—kind of…

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1.3 Billion Tons of Food Wasted Every Year – Here’s Why and What We Can Do About It

Posted by on April 20, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
1.3 Billion Tons of Food Wasted Every Year – Here’s Why and What We Can Do About It

One of the biggest causes of food waste is the “sell by” date on food. Should you always heed it?

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12 Food-Saving Tips To Keep Your Food Fresh & Help Save Our Planet

12 Food-Saving Tips To Keep Your Food Fresh & Help Save Our Planet

And ACC’s survey poses just one estimate of food waste. A study by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) found Americans throw away $165 billion worth of food a year, which amounts to up to $2,200 per household.

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In 10 Months, This Cafe Has Fed 10,000 People With 20 Tons Of Unwanted Food

Posted by on January 12, 2016 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 38 Comments
In 10 Months, This Cafe Has Fed 10,000 People With 20 Tons Of Unwanted Food

This is exactly what Adam Smith, founder of The Real Junk Food Project, is doing in Armley, Leeds. In addition to offering delicious meals from discarded food, patrons may also ‘Pay As They Feel’, so no one ever goes hungry.

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In 10 Months, This Cafe Has Fed 10,000 People With 20 Tons Of Unwanted Food

Posted by on December 26, 2015 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 64 Comments
In 10 Months, This Cafe Has Fed 10,000 People With 20 Tons Of Unwanted Food

Are you aware that in the United States, nearly 40% of the food produced is tossed into the trash? As it makes its way to the landfill, 795 million people in the world wonder where their next meal will come from. It’s ridiculous – as well as disheartening, which is why activists around the planet are doing their part to help reduce food waste and feed others with the discarded scraps.

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Talking Trash: Feds Announce Dramatic Goal To Curb Our Food-Waste Crisis

Talking Trash: Feds Announce Dramatic Goal To Curb Our Food-Waste Crisis

The U.S. is getting serious about tackling one of the biggest social and environmental problems that most Americans probably don’t even know exists: the staggering amount of food we waste. 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the U.S, according to the USDA. That’s 40 percent of the food in America.

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New Analysis: “GE Crops Have Done NOTHING To Improve Global Food Security”; Here’s How to Increase Production & Reduce Waste Without GMOs

New Analysis: “GE Crops Have Done NOTHING To Improve Global Food Security”; Here’s How to Increase Production & Reduce Waste Without GMOs

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a new analysis on Tuesday debunking the myth that genetically engineered crops (often called GMOs) will be crucial to “feeding the world” as the population soars. My report takes a hard look at recent research and concludes that so far, GE crops have done nothing to improve global food security – and there’s little reason to think that they will any time soon.

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