Food Waste

Eckerd College
Compost could be the key to turning around the future of our planet.
Eckerd College
A short film about the importance of the journey of compost at Eckerd College.

(Greta Hardy-Mittell)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Carleton College
How the Food Recovery Network fights food waste, food insecurity, and climate change—all at once.
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Welcome to the City of Excess! Las Vegas, Nevada has over 40 million yearly tourists… which means lots and lots of food. But what happens to the food that is cooked and never eaten or even put out on the buffet? Las Vegas hotels like Caesars... Read More
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Dumpster diving is an alternative solution to wasting food.
SUNY ESF
Food waste is a huge problem not only in the United States but around the world. Insects have been used to help mitigate food waste in two ways; breaking down food waste and re purposing it and using it to feed humans.
Last Call aims to end food insecurity and food waste in D.C.
Last Call aims to end food insecurity and food waste in D.C.
The George Washington University
The nonprofit organization "Last Call" aims to end food insecurity and food waste in the D.C. area.
SUNY ESF
The evolution of a program designed to provide fresh food to those facing food insecurities.

(Screen capture from www.wearefoundingfarmers.com)

George Washington University
Every player in the game should be trying to create a field more sustainable for the next, which is exactly what the Farmers Restaurant Group set out to do from day one. 
compost bins

Two compost bins side-by-side. The bin on the left contains broken down organic material, while the one on the right contains fresh food scraps that have yet to break down. (David Silver/Flickr)

George Washington University
Urban composting programs have been popping up nationwide, and Common Good City Farm offers the DC area to have one of its own.

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