food waste prevention

Thousands of sea turtles are killed by fishing nets each year.

The George Washington University
Bycatch, a topic you are not likely to hear in discussions of wasted food, is the non-target marine wildlife that is caught in fishing nets or on fishing lines and is then discarded either at sea or at port.
Food Waste PSA
Food Waste PSA
GW
This video shows how we can cut down on our food waste. 
The George Washington University
Our fall Planet Forward Salon brought food expert and NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey to George Washington University to discuss methods of "Telling the Story of Wasted Food."

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.

Satellite image of crops growing in Kansas. (Photo: NASA)

George Washington University
I wanted to figure out the impact food has on the world around us, and search for new ideas about how food shapes our economies, environment, health and, ultimately, survival. It’s something we experience everyday, yet is facing a growing dilemma.

Fruitcycle diverts landfill-bound fruits and vegetables and turns them into snacks. (Screenshot from Fruitcycle website.)

George Washington University
D.C. may be a great hub for good food, but it’s also a huge hub for food waste.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
The ESF/SU Food Recovery Network not only reduces food waste and feed the community, but it brings two colleges together, where they normally wouldn't interact.

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