Today’s Solutions: June 16, 2024

produce at market in milan

This ingenious solution tackles food waste and insecurity at once

Food waste is a particularly infuriating problem because so much is wasted. According to nonprofit FoodPrint, almost 40 percent of all food in America, much of it still edible, is chucked out. All while at least a tenth of the world’s population (around 800 million people) are struggling with Read More...

Colorful pile of food scraps in a bin

Food waste prevention law takes effect in New York

According to estimates, the state of New York is responsible for about 7.8 billion pounds of food waste every year. That’s equivalent in weight to over 17,000 Statues of Liberty. In a bid to curb the humongous amount of organic waste that ends up in landfills, the state has recently joined the Read More...

Food recovery network

Food recovery network

The average North American and European wastes over 200 pounds of food per year, and though globally we produce enough food to feed the world, 1 in 8 people suffer from undernourishment. Travel to any college campus and you’ll see a major culprit: buffet style cafeterias. A few years ago a couple Read More...