Food 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.

(Christopher Porter/Flickr)

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.
George Washington University
The Compost Pedallers in Austin, Texas, started a creative initiative in 2012 that has helped increase awareness about composting, while lessening their city's carbon footprint and making it greener.
Serving with CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
Serving with CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
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.
The George Washington University
Organizations like Hungry Harvest are working to reduce food waste by selling "ugly" produce.
Colonial Composting
Colonial Composting
The George Washington University
Volunteer-led efforts of GW students to create a composting program help to reduce food waste on campus.
The George Washington University
Learn about food waste while discovering ways to combat it in the D.C. community.
Grafitti Earth dining

Jehangir Mehta proves sustainable dining can be chic in the heart of Manhattan by pioneering zero waste restaurant practices and sustainable sourcing. (Photos courtesy of Graffiti Earth)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Jehangir Mehta proves sustainable dining can be chic in the heart of Manhattan by pioneering zero waste restaurant practices and sustainable sourcing. 

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