Do you ever throw away parts of various vegetables, because you’re sure they're no good? You're not alone. Americans waste up to 40 percent of the food they produce. During a recent visit to the James Beard House in New…
By Melanie Saltzman, Megan Thompson
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about 204 million pounds of turkey meat will be thrown away this Thanksgiving. That’s an estimated $293 million worth. As we continue our look at innovative solutions to food waste across the country,…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR
In the U.S., 30 to 40 percent of food produced never makes it to a dining table. Much of that waste ends up in landfills. But some companies are pursuing new techniques to reduce and redistribute surplus -- plus process…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR, Mary Beth Durkin, Food4Thought Producer
If food waste were a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson sat down with Elizabeth Balkan, director of food waste for the Natural Resources Defense Council,…
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman
By Bryan Wood
For now, the problem isn’t that there’s not enough food on the planet to feed everyone. The problem is how much food is wasted.
By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline
Inconsistent and unclear date labels are causing U.S. consumers to discard tons of food that is safe to eat.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
Unemployed miners retrain to become beekeepers, solar power helps students in Malawi, and more.
Rats could get access to an all-you-can-eat buffet of garbage during the government shutdown as uncollected trash piles up.
By Jon Frandsen, Stateline
As much as 40 percent of all food in the United States is thrown away, about 38 million tons annually. This waste occurs while 1 in 7 Americans are food insecure. Now, states are working to reverse the food waste…
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