Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

View from inside of fridge of dad and young daughter reaching inside for food

Reduce home food waste part II: The fridge

Food waste continues to be a huge problem all over the world. Luckily, according to the experts, you can help improve the global food waste situation in your own home with just a little bit of re-organization. Below, you’ll find organizational tips from nutrition experts and foodies that will Read More...

Two scientists show off new biodegradable and antimicrobial food packaging

Scientists create bacteria-killing biodegradable food packaging

A team of scientists from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the US have developed an astounding material: food packaging that is not only biodegradable but antimicrobial as well. This means that the packaging, which is Read More...

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How these 3 apps are tackling food waste in Canada

Anyone who works in the restaurant, catering, or supermarket industry will know that food waste is a gigantic problem. Too often, day-old baked goods and food items that have sat on the shelves beyond their expiry date are disposed of and end up in the trash. According to this 2019 report by the Read More...

person prepares to preserve shredded vegetables in a mason jar

Minimize your food waste with these 5 preservation methods

Here at The Optimist Daily, we love sharing practical ways people can help combat climate change right at home. While the climate crisis may leave us feeling helpless and overwhelmed, there are small actions that we can take that will propel us in the right direction and empower us. Food waste Read More...