Food Waste

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How Leftover Temple Flowers and Coconut Water Became Vegan Leather

An intrepid group of entrepreneurs and researchers in India are taking wasted materials and turning them into vegan leather.

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Saving Food Waste From Landfill, One Whatsapp Message at a Time

Foodsharing has rescued 178 million pounds of food from landfill since 2012. Yet experts say more should be done to combat food waste on a global scale.

Food Upcycling’s Untapped Potential

One-third of food produced around the world ends up in garbage cans and landfills. Advocates point to a simple solution: reusing food instead of throwing it away.

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Not All Food Waste Is Created Equal

Wasted food is a serious problem, especially in America where landfills are overflowing with rotting food. Among that waste, especially on the consumer front? Animals.

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1 in 4 Calories Produced in America Go to Waste

3 billion pounds of produce is thrown away every year—just in California. Another 20 million…

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The Food Waste Economy

Maen Mahfoud grew up in Syria, wanting to be a doctor. He began medical school…