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Everything You Need to Know About Food Waste

Everything You Need to Know About Food Waste

The amount of food wasted around the world is predicted to rise by a third before the year 2030. A report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) anticipates that, if left unchecked, 2030 will see...

This German Supermarket Saves 2,000 Tonnes of Food Waste a Year

Berlin supermarket chain SirPlus sells expired products and wonky vegetables in a bid to reduce food waste. According to the World Economic Forum, it saved around 2,000 tonnes of food waste in one year. In Germany,...

Dole to Turn Bananas and Pineapples Into Packaging

Dole is looking to tackle the world's food waste. The fresh fruits and vegetable company is exploring ways to turn its banana and pineapple waste into packaging. In April, the company released the Dole Corporate Responsibility...
Oprah and Katy Perry Lead $250 Million Investment in Food Waste Prevention Startup

Oprah and Katy Perry Back This $1 Billion Food Waste Prevention Company

Oprah Winfrey and Katy Perry are backing California-based company Apeel Sciences' food waste prevention technology. Apeel Sciences began as a startup with a $100,000 grant from the Gates Foundation. Now,  it has revealed it has...
Sustainable Electricity Source Discovered in Vegan Meat

Sustainable Electricity Storage Discovered in Vegan Meat

Australian researchers are using jackfruit and durian waste to develop a new, sustainable, and ultra-efficient form of electricity storage. The research uses the often discarded cores of tropical fruit as high-performance supercapacitors. This method of...
The Revolutionary Drinking Water Pressed From Vegetables

This Company Is Turning Food Waste Into Fresh Drinking Water

Award-winning Australian beverage brand Aqua Botanical has developed what may be the world’s first way to “grow water,” unlocking a sustainable and renewable source from everyday fruit and vegetables. “After many years of extensive research...
9 Vegan Recipes You Can Make From Your Christmas Leftovers (That Don't Taste Like Leftovers)

9 Vegan Recipes You Can Make From Your Christmas Leftovers (That Don’t Taste Like...

Less is more. This saying is often not adhered to during Christmas feasts, where the food pile seems endless. Food waste has long seemed inevitable. But no longer. Reduce the food waste created from Christmas...
Vegan Crops Produce 1900% More Protein Than Raising Animals for Beef or Eggs, Study Finds

Vegan Crops Produce 1900% More Protein Than Raising Animals for Beef or Eggs, Study...

Ditching resource-intensive animal products - such as beef and eggs - in favor of vegan foods could help feed the growing population by a 20-fold or 1900 percent increase, according to a new study. Strategies...

Finnish Climate Scientists are Turning Food Waste Into Vegan Meat and Dairy Products

A new way of thinking may be all it takes to tackle one of the world's most urgent problems: feeding the planet's growing population. And it may solve a few other problems as well,...
Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Tackles Food-Waste With Vegan-Friendly London Pop-Up

Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Tackles Food-Waste With Vegan-Friendly London Pop-Up

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has not always been popular among vegans, telling The Independent in 2017 that "they hate" him. However, the chef has been working hard to reverse this, and is now opening a vegan-friendly pop-up...
*Australian Vegan Restaurant Chain Lentil As Anything Opens Inconvenience, a ‘Free’ Supermarket Tackling Food Waste*

Australian Vegan Restaurant Chain Lentil As Anything Opens Inconvenience, a ‘Free’ Supermarket Tackling Food...

A new vegan supermarket has opened in Melbourne, Australia - but it is not like other grocery stores. In a bid to tackle food waste, the products in this market have no prices. The Inconvenience Store...
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2.5 Billion Pounds of Unsold Meat in U.S. as Stockpile Reaches Record Highs

Over 2.5 billion pounds of unsold red meat and poultry continue to fill U.S. warehouses as the stockpile reaches record highs. According to new federal data from the United States Department of Agriculture, warehouses storing surplus pork,...
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A Vegan Diet is Key to Reducing Food Waste

One of the great American myths we are taught from childhood is that competition breeds efficiency. In high school I recall learning about Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand and the free market, which, if left...

Tesco Combats Food Waste Epidemic With ‘Ugly Veggie’ Juice Range

UK food giant, Tesco, is set to launch a line of cold-pressed juices to combat food waste, FoodBev Media reported. The veggie range, titled Waste NOT, will be made solely from fruit and vegetables...
Students in Canada Are Creating Sustainable Vegan Meals From Food Waste

Students in Canada Are Creating Sustainable Vegan Meals From Food Waste

In an effort to reduce food waste and promote vegan food, one club at the University of Ottawa regularly prepares plant-based meals for students made with food that would have otherwise been thrown away. According...

Scientists Combat Food Waste With Innovative Take on Tofu

Food scientists from Singapore are revolutionising the way we think about and combat food waste. Currently, one third of the food produced worldwide is wasted. That’s roughly 1.3 billion tonnes of unused food. These...
Forager Project's New Vegan Chips

Forager Project Launches Droolworthy Vegan Chips Made from Food Waste

Bay-area-based Forager Project is no ordinary food and beverage company. What started with cold-pressed juice in 2013 out of a belief that organic, plant-based, dairy-free products could be delicious, made from clean ingredients, and...

Fridge Cameras Fighting the War on Food Waste

The war against food waste has a new weapon, and it comes in the form of a £99 fridge camera. Statistics from the waste advisory body Wrap show that the average British family throws away...