As kids, we were taught to clean our plates, but at today’s restaurants, that can be a monumental task. Big portions mean we end up eating more, but a hidden consequence is that we waste more, too. Our new infographic explores surprising facts behind restaurant food waste and easy tips for dining out without wasting food.
Are you ready to tackle food waste in your kitchen? Now, you can do it the way professional chefs do it with the “I Value Food: Too Good to Waste” Challenge.
Every year, we like to take a look at our most popular blog posts from the past 12 months. This year’s list highlights a few projects that deserves special mention, in case you missed them.
There’s some great energy around solving the food waste problem lately. Case in point is OpenIDEO, which recently held a food waste challenge in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, ReFED, and The San Francisco Department of the Environment. The purpose was to tap into a global community of creative problem solvers to develop ideas that could dramatically reduce food waste. Here are three of our favorite ideas.