Schools in New York have launched a “zero waste” program that will reuse, recycle or compost all types of waste over the next five years.
It is now illegal for Seattle residents to throw food waste into garbage bins. Penalties will start in July.
Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
Dumpster diving is not a recent trend, but some new divers have caught onto the practice in response to recent food waste concerns.
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.
According to a new report, Americans waste a lot of food. According to foodies on Twitter, reducing food waste can actually be pretty simple.
Earth Day should be a day that entices us all to get outside and remember where we live.
I constructed this easy chicken wire compost bin. Now I only generate one bag of trash a week.
Almost 27% of edible food produced in the U.S. goes to waste. Here are some steps you can take to reduce the amount of food you send to the landfill.
Last month the city of San Francisco implemented the nation's first mandatory composting program, helping to close the loop locally in the bay area.