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Blog posts : "food waste"

TEDTalk: Global Food Waste

"Past Sell Date" Food to be Prepared, Offered at Discount

"Doug Rauch, the former president of Trader Joe's, is determined to repurpose the perfectly edible produce slightly past its sell-by date that ends up in the trash. (That happens in part because people misinterpret the labels, according to a report out this week from Harvard and the National Resou…

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Tax Incentives to Ensure Excess Food Reaches The Hungry

"Tax incentives should be expanded to prompt restaurants, grocery stores and farmers to donate excess food to the hungry and cut into the estimated 70 billion pounds of food that goes to waste each year, U.S. senators including Patrick Leahy say in proposing such an expansion."

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Mayor Bloomberg, Food Issue Hero

His honor will not only seek to ban styrofoam food containers in the city of New York, but will also take steps to limit food waste across the five boroughs.

"...we'll also tackle New York City's final recycling frontier:food waste. We bury 1.2 million tons of food waste in landfills every year a…

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