Food Waste

George Washington University
Food waste is a tragedy, but it doesn't have to happen. I made this infographic to spark further interest in the topic and give some first steps on being a more sustainable consumer. 
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.
Two students create a platform to fight food waste.
Two students create a platform to fight food waste.
Planet Forward Digital Media Producer | George Washington University
After learning about food waste and dealing with food insecurity, two students created a platform to combat both these issues at once.
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.
UnBearably Hungry
UnBearably Hungry
George Washington University
Last Call is a sustainable start-up founded by two GWU students, with the goal of decreasing food waste from restaurants by alerting community members of times when the restaurants are experiencing a surplus. The food is sold for 50 - 80% off normal... Read More

(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.
Planet Forward Engagement & Outreach Specialist | George Washington University
Food waste is a growing problem across the globe. While food waste costs us money, time, and energy, it’s also harmful to the planet. So what can we do?
UC Davis biodigester

The UC Davis Renewable Energy Anaerobic Digester, which officially opened Earth Day, April 22, 2014, converts organic waste from campus and other sources into clean energy for the campus electrical grid. The anaerobic digestion technology used in the facility was invented by UC Davis professor Ruihong Zhang and licensed to Sacramento-based CleanWorld. (UC Davis)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Next in our Tackling Food Waste series: What if you could take food waste and give it another life — or two? That's the idea behind the biodigester facility at UC Davis. University of Wisconsin-Madison's Peter Jurich reports.

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