In addition to some of our favorite stories from 2015, we examine the pros and cons of fertilizers. And, what we flush down the toilet could become energy.
One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.
We follow donated produce from the supermarket to the soup kitchen. The competitive world of making gingerbread houses. Scientists are still stumped by PED.
A new food pantry database is connecting about two thousand food banks and partner agencies to ensure food donations end up getting used.
Once food is marked for donation at groceries, it's a race to get it to hunger organizations around the area. Unfortunately, not all food survives the journey.
The government's first ever national target to reduce food waste will encourage farmers to donate more of their imperfect produce to the hungry.
After facing community opposition, plans for a massive new food hub in Louisville will no longer include a composting facility to turn food waste into energy.
With U.S. milk production booming and consumption dropping, dairy farmers in the US and Canada are burying surplus supplied because they can’t find buyers.
Jonathan Bloom explains three reasons why food might not make it from a farm to your plate. Delivering food to kids in the summer. Fruit meringue for dessert.
A global consortium of 400 companies has pledged to curb food waste by half over the next decade.
The French government has passed a law requiring supermarkets to give unsold food to charities. Activists are pressuring the UN to follow suit.
It is now illegal for Seattle residents to throw food waste into garbage bins. Penalties will start in July.
American consumers waste one-fifth of the food available to them. Here's how to reduce that figure this Thanksgiving.
How food insecurity and obesity are tied to the massive amounts of food Americans waste, in our conversation with Jonathan Bloom. Lessons in compost and stock.
Many schools are finding that giving kids a say in what they eat can cut down on what ends up in the trash.
Historically, produce like bananas with brown spots would be headed for the landfill because shoppers often expect their fruits and veggies to be immaculate.
Jonathan Bloom's professional interest in food waste has crept into his everyday life. We look at food waste on the farm. Apple butter made from gnarly fruit.
A United Nations Report found that in developing countries, more than 40 percent of food waste happens on the farm or in the processing part of the food chain.
Food is the largest single source of waste in the U.S. More food ends up in landfills than plastic, more than paper.
Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.