Food Waste

Ask a Farmer: What does Food Waste Look Like for You?
Ask a Farmer: What does Food Waste Look Like for You?
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Farmers from around the world talk about what food waste — or wasted food — means in their country. At what point is the food wasted — post-harvest or post-consumer?

Photo: Kid Power DC

American University School of Communication
Urban gardening could be the next step in tackling conflicts with public health in the DMV and its food delivery system.
(Photo by Anders Lagerås/Wikimedia Commons)
American University School of Communication
Every fall, pumpkins are a major source of food waste. Here is how you can put your jack-o'-lantern to good use this Halloween.

Screen shot of manjia.org.

George Washington University
Non-profit work in food waste sheds light on the importance of finding the right motive to encourage action when communicating sustainability.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
What do you when 30-40% of America's food supply goes to waste? Learn how the Food Recovery Network at the University of Maryland combats one of the environment's biggest threats. — Sara Merken and Kira Sommer    
University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism
I researched the composting program at Ole Miss, and I interviewed Kendall McDonald, a post-baccalaureate fellow in the Office of Sustainability.
Composting food waste at American University

From the hallways of AU: An orange compost bin found at the front of a line of waste bins. (Photo courtesy of Owain James/The Eagle)

American University
Composting should begin again in April, but will only continue if waste is perfectly sorted.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
Thoughtful consumers across the country have made the switch from factory-farmed beef to organic options, in an attempt to be less cruel and more sustainable. But is grass-fed the answer?
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
Climate-KIC (Knowledge & Innovation Community), Europe’s main climate innovation initiative, recently hosted “hackathons” simultaneously in 16 cities around the world. D.C.'s event was at GW.
American University
Sometimes good food falls through the cracks and becomes waste. These guys catch it, and turn it into a community service.

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