Dumpster diving is not a recent trend, but some new divers have caught onto the practice in response to recent food waste concerns.
For our first show of 2014, we're looking at ways to reduce food waste, from composting to making vegetable stock.
A national movement against plastic foam food containers got a boost of momentum as New York moves closer to a citywide ban.
Kids are trashing the fruits and veggies served for school lunches. A study suggests paying them to eat the good stuff will increase consumption, reduce waste.
Concerned with food waste? Ordered too much takeout? A new app will help with that.
There is currently no national standard for date-stamps on food. As a result, a new study says consumers are throwing away lots of perfectly edible food.
Food waste accounts for 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gasses a year. Meanwhile 870 million people go hungry every day.
A group in the U.K. is reviving a lost farm tradition: feeding scraps to pigs. Could it work in the U.S?
It's the first day of classes at Indiana University. A new partnership hopes to lessen the food that gets wasted before it hits the cafeterias.
To avoid a looming hunger crisis, experts say it's critical to boost the viability of food we already have by improving access and distribution.
New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.
Feel wasteful when you throw away the heads, skins and bones after a tasty trout dinner? Maria Finn has strategies for using every part of the fish.
Indiana University is taking food waste from its dining halls and composting it for fertilizer.
According to a new report, Americans waste a lot of food. According to foodies on Twitter, reducing food waste can actually be pretty simple.
Despite record-breaking drought and a faltering economy, a new study indicates that Americans are throwing away as much as forty percent of their food each year
Pick My Crop connects gardeners with excess produce with eaters in their area to save fresh food from a rotten fate.
In an effort to reduce the state's additions to landfills, Massachusetts will become the first state to ban food waste from being thrown into the trash.
Why does the compost pile smell? How often do I turn it? How do I know it's garden-ready? This composting primer is handy for beginners and experts alike.
Learn how to get a little free labor out of your flock. Here's a hint: Sometimes the best move forward is a giant step back.
As food production has become more industrialized, food factories have found ways to continue to recycle massive amounts of would-be food waste.