From Farm Straight to the Trash: Why We Need Innovative Food Waste Solutions Right Now- Peter Lehner wrote in Environment, Food and Waste


Forty percent of the food in this country—almost half—is never eaten. We know we can reduce this waste once we put our minds to it.  We’ve done it already, with great success, with energy. Governments, working with and encouraged by advocacy groups, designed programs to educate consumers and to prod manufacturers to design better products—light bulbs, refrigerators, cars—that made saving energy easier. Activists and innovators are just starting to develop solutions for food waste. We need a similar movement to build momentum behind these efforts and start bringing these solutions, literally, to the table. And to farms, stores, restaurants and dining services everywhere.

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This month, we’re challenging the GOOD community to host a dinner party and cook a meal that contains fewer ingredients than the number of people on the guest list. Throughout March, we’ll share ideas and resources for being more conscious about our food and food systems. Join the conversation at good.is/food and on Twitter at #chewonit.

From Farm Straight to the Trash: Why We Need Innovative Food Waste Solutions Right Now
Peter Lehner wrote in Environment, Food and Waste

Forty percent of the food in this country—almost half—is never eaten. We know we can reduce this waste once we put our minds to it.  We’ve done it already, with great success, with energy. Governments, working with and encouraged by advocacy groups, designed programs to educate consumers and to prod manufacturers to design better products—light bulbs, refrigerators, cars—that made saving energy easier. Activists and innovators are just starting to develop solutions for food waste. We need a similar movement to build momentum behind these efforts and start bringing these solutions, literally, to the table. And to farms, stores, restaurants and dining services everywhere.

Continue reading on good.is

This month, we’re challenging the GOOD community to host a dinner party and cook a meal that contains fewer ingredients than the number of people on the guest list. Throughout March, we’ll share ideas and resources for being more conscious about our food and food systems. Join the conversation at good.is/food and on Twitter at #chewonit.

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    For real, y’all.
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    Better food design = less waste. Let’s get motivated!
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    Would absolutely love if my fridge looked like this everyday…homemade salad and juice bars?! loveeee
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