7 STEPS FOR A ‘ZERO WASTE’ SHOPPING ROUTINE

7 STEPS FOR A ‘ZERO WASTE’ SHOPPING ROUTINE

7 STEPS FOR A ‘ZERO WASTE’ SHOPPING ROUTINE   Reuse produce bagsBuy reusable cotton produce bags and use them to buy fruits and vegetables. Always choose loose varieties. If you run out of bags, keep produce loose in the shopping cart.   Reuse...
10 FOOD WASTE FACTS

10 FOOD WASTE FACTS

Over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste. The annual value of food wasted globally is $1 trillion, and it weighs 1.3 billion tonnes. Nearly one billion hungry people across the globe could be fed on less than a quarter of the food that is wasted in the US,...
COMPOSTING AT HOME

COMPOSTING AT HOME

Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste together currently make up more than 28 percent of what we throw away and should be composted instead. Making compost keeps these materials out of landfills where...
DONATING FOOD

DONATING FOOD

Changing your consumer habits is not the only way you can reduce food waste. Donating unspoiled food to neighbors in need, individuals can support their local communities and reduce environmental impact. Donated food can include non-perishable and unspoiled perishable...
REDUCING FOOD WASTE AT HOME

REDUCING FOOD WASTE AT HOME

From uneaten leftovers to spoiled produce, about 94% of the food we throw away ends up in landfills or combustion facilities. We can help reduce this number by changing our consumer habits at home, where a big part of food waste happens.   Benefits of Reducing...
FOOD LOSS VS FOOD WASTE

FOOD LOSS VS FOOD WASTE

Before taking action to prevent food loss and food waste, it is important to understand the difference between the two. While the two notions may sound the same, there are a few fundamental differences. Food loss occurs along the food supply chain from harvest up to,...