Food Waste

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Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | GW Law School
People choose not to compost for a variety of reasons, however we have tried to rebut all the major arguments against composting to show you how easy and impactful composting is.
Northwestern University
In the Panamanian jungle, one community is using black soldier flies to eliminate food waste of all kinds. See how meat, dairy, and even bones are rapidly decomposed by specialized larvae. Kira Fahmy reports for Medill.

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George Washington University
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is a New York-based nonprofit founded by Robert Lee, who was selected for the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30 for social entrepreneurship.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
There's a lot to love about Trader Joe's, including their impressive food donation program, which benefits local communities of each and every store.
Female Black Soldier Fly deposits her eggs in cardboard. Photo by Gee W., 2013.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Undergraduate student Chris Hornsby ('19) studies black soldier fly larvae as a possible means of closed-loop waste processing and livestock feeding at Sewanee's University Farm.
The George Washington University
Where does all the food waste that we throw in the trash and discard really end up and how can we ensure that it will not go to waste?
The George Washington University
The Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit started by students at the University of Maryland, recovers unused food from university cafeterias and brings them to community members in need.

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SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
As the population grows we are constantly asked the question of, how to manage our waste?
University of Wisconsin
Produce is held to high aesthetic standards. Many so-called "ugly" fruits and vegetables never make it past the farm, which can result in food waste.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Find out what Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is and why this new farming model is the answer to growing better food, reducing waste, creating connection and overall building a foundation for a more sustainable future.

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