22 Aug '12, 1pm

Americans waste 40 percent of the country's annual food supply, according to @NRDC:

Americans waste 40 percent of the country's annual food supply, according to @NRDC:

My friends and I often discuss the issues of cost, health and food waste in diners and restaurants at all but the costliest outlets. Very expensive restaurants seldom give you more than you can eat (except for those absurd baked potatoes) or else offer items such as steaks in several portion sizes. They provide minimal accompaniments, so you may choose side dishes or pass them by. We don't understand why more reasonably priced locations do not do the same. We would all enjoy eating out more often, but are tired of paying for food we don't want to eat that will end up in a landfill- at a table of four women, as least three are concerned about their weight - LOL. We are usually choosing items that don't leave over well, so we don't take them home. Even if we refuse the free soup, potato or dessert, the kitchen has already prepared enough for everyone they anticipate for dinn...

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NRDC's new report on food waste.

nrdc.org 21 Aug '12, 2pm

Gains can be made quickly. In just five years, avoidable household food waste in the United Kingdom has been reduced 18 pe...

Americans throw away nearly half their food every year, waste worth roughly US$165 billion (S$207 million) annually

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straitstimes.com 22 Aug '12, 12am

(REUTERS) - Americans throw away nearly half their food every year, waste worth roughly US$165 billion (S$207 billion) ann...

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grist.org 22 Aug '12, 12pm

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cnngo.com 22 Aug '12, 6am

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mnn.com 24 Aug '12, 3pm

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peakoil.com 26 Aug '12, 9pm

"Right now, just 200 modern Bakken wells are strippers. But in roughly six years, there will be 4,000 of them" Bob Brackett

If we recovered just 5 percent of the food we waste, we could feed 4 million Americans.

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switchboard.nrdc.org 15 Aug '12, 3pm

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Student-Designed FlashFood App Reduces Food Waste

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treehugger.com 16 Aug '12, 12pm

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With Hastify, queuing for food could become a thing of the past

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sgentrepreneurs.com 22 Aug '12, 5pm

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ladyironchef.com 26 Aug '12, 3am

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Microbes Make Methane from Waste Wind Power

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renewableenergyworld.com 23 Aug '12, 12pm

Scientists from Stanford and Pennsylvania State universities have discovered a process to convert electricity into methane...

Report Finds Americans Wasteful of Food

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Aug '12, 5pm

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soshiok.com 23 Aug '12, 1pm

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ladyironchef.com 23 Aug '12, 2am

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