30 Jun '13, 9am

Now is a Good Time to Hop on the Food Waste Bandwagon: New programs and new technologies are giving businesses...

Now is a Good Time to Hop on the Food Waste Bandwagon: New programs and new technologies are giving businesses...

Barely six months ago Triple Pundit identified food waste as one of the most pressing problems facing the world today, and it is a big one. Here in the U.S., for example, the Department of Agriculture estimates that fully one-third of the food meant for human consumption never makes it to the table, with the main sources of waste being restaurants and other food service businesses as well as individual households. Some of the solutions under discussion, such as improved food storage technology and more efficient ordering strategies, will tackle the incoming part of the problem. However, that still leaves a huge pile of outgoing waste from households and retail establishments in the form of peelings, rinds, stems, seeds (think avocado), spent tea leaves, coffee grounds and other unused or unusable scraps, most of which is landfilled or incinerated with a consequent impact o...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/06/good-time-hop-food-wa...

Tweets

JAPAN TOKYO #1 : FOOD

JAPAN TOKYO #1 : FOOD

chuckei.com 29 Jun '13, 7pm

Okay I guess that's it for my first Tokyo post! Overall I'm satisfied the food we had and I bet there is more great food f...

[ST] Amount of food waste here hits record high

[ST] Amount of food waste here hits record high

straitstimes.com 01 Jul '13, 12am

From the factory right down to the dining table, more food is being dumped in Singapore. A new record was set for food was...

Don't turn a blind eye to what's in your food - it could be killing elephants

Don't turn a blind eye to what's in your food -...

theecologist.org 30 Jun '13, 1pm

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was set up in 2004 with a view to introducing and implementing global standa...

@ando7373 the issue of c&d waste is something @...

gbca.org.au 30 Jun '13, 11pm

All Green Star rating tools include waste management credits which aim to minimise the amount of waste that is disposed to...

Check out new career opportunities with @FILAUSA

fila.com 02 Jul '13, 5pm

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Fila USA, Inc. Below are open positions that are currently be...

A breading ground for leading chefs, this place is all about high-quality produce:

A breading ground for leading chefs, this place...

cntraveller.com 01 Jul '13, 11am

Patrick Jeffroy, whose restaurant is L'hôtel de Carantec on Brittany's northern coast, has been one of the leading chefs i...

Ecomagination ANZ Challenge Winners Set to Deve...

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Jun '13, 2am

Cardiff, Wales -- During March, several companies focused on developing low-carbon innovations were announced as winners o...

Today's post is not so lovely but, still, it's a new post!

Today's post is not so lovely but, still, it's ...

sheylara.com 03 Jul '13, 11am

So, the story is that I belong to a Facebook group called Singaporeans in the UK and, a few weeks ago, I told the group th...

Improve your run time -- now!

Improve your run time -- now!

army.mil 30 Jun '13, 12pm

(Editor's note: This article is part of a series of articles that offer methods and tips for improving physical performanc...

Abengoa inaugurates demonstration plant with Waste-to-Biofuels (W2B) technology

Abengoa inaugurates demonstration plant with Wa...

greencarcongress.com 30 Jun '13, 1pm

Abengoa inaugurates demonstration plant with Waste-to-Biofuels (W2B) technology 30 June 2013 Abengoa recently inaugurated ...

Our twitter comp start today with the chance to win a weeks food from @cornishfoodbox! #competi…

Our twitter comp start today with the chance to...

seasaltcornwall.co.uk 05 Jul '13, 8am

The Great British Holiday Memories Photo Competition (the “Competition”) is open people aged 18 and over. The Competition ...

'Food Huggers' save your veggies and cut food waste: Food waste is an endemic problem. So is an ingenious, gr...

'Food Huggers' save your veggies and cut food w...

treehugger.com 11 Jul '13, 2pm

If you've ever reached into the veggie bin for that pepper you just know you tossed in lately, and pulled out a slimy or f...

No, fast food isn’t actually good for you: In defense of Pollanites

No, fast food isn’t actually good for you: In d...

grist.org 26 Jun '13, 10am

Picking a fight has always been a surefire way of getting attention. Whether it’s on a schoolyard, or in the national medi...

More than 21,000 turn up at Speakers' Corner for Pink Dot 2013

More than 21,000 turn up at Speakers' Corner fo...

blog.dk.sg 30 Jun '13, 8am

More than 21,000 turn up at Speakers’ Corner yesterday for the annual Pink Dot event. Participants turn Hong Lim Park into...

What If Government Took #FoodWaste Seriously?

switchboard.nrdc.org 22 Jun '13, 11am

Last fall, employees at Jim Durst’s farm in Yolo County, California, harvested about 30 bins full of oddly-shaped organic ...