24 Jun '11, 12pm

30,000 People Call on Trader Joe's to Stop Wasting Food

30,000 People Call on Trader Joe's to Stop Wasting Food

Image credit: Steve Ryan , used under Creative Commons license. We know that food waste impacts climate change and squanders precious water . And yet stores continue to throw out astounding amounts of perfectly edible food every day. Now pressure is mounting on at least one major store chain to make a change, with over 30,000 people signing a petition to get Trader Joe's to donate their waste food and adopt a zero waste policy. But will they succeed? Orchestrated by award-winning film maker Jeremy Seifert—producer of the food waste documentary Dive! —a campaign has been building at petition site change.org to tell Trader Joe's to stop wasting their food , donate soon-to-expire products, and implement a company-wide zero food waste policy. With over 30,000 signatures gathered to date, the chances are good that somebody somewhere at Trader Joe's HQ is listening. But the camp...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/30000-people-trad...

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