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Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Brings Creativity to Eliminating Hunger

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, a non-profit organization, targets preventing food waste and alleviating hunger. Co-founder, Robert Lee, is familiar with hunger. His parents emigrated from Korea, and growing up, Lee’s family did not have the luxury of food security, so food was never wasted...

NYC Food Waste Fair Offers Restaurants Virtual ToolKit

For Julie Raskin, the key to the elimination of food waste is to make it fun. Raskin and the Sanitation Foundation team are set to accomplish that goal with this year’s Food Waste Fair. More than 1.3 million tons of food waste are thrown out every year by NYC residents and businesses...

Top Waste Strategies for Restaurants and Food Distributors In A Pandemic

The IFDA projects the food distribution industry will lose $24 billion over the next three months alone. However, there are still ways that restaurants and food distributors can reduce food waste and stick to sustainable practices that customers seek.

The 8 Hottest Healthy Food & Beverage Trends for 2020

Give peas a chance, color me purple and allergen-free is the way to be. The Hottest 8 Healthy Food & Beverage Trends for 2020 are here, and in the year of perfect vision, The “plant-based effect” is growing like wildfire, and...

5 Packaging Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Packaging design mistakes lead to worse things than a bruised ego – it leads to lost sales and revenue. And, it’s no mystery why. People’s brains are measurably impacted by viewing product packaging.

EPA Administrator Wheeler Meets with Leading NYC Food Waste Reduction Organizations

Last month, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler participated in several events in the South Bronx that focused on food waste.

Community Compost Company Processes Hudson County Leftover Food Scraps

Similar to trash and recycling pick-up services, Community Compost Co. collects bins residents and restaurants place outside weekly or bi-weekly with their truck. They then pile up this discarded food at their 1.5 acre facility...

The 2019 NYC Food Waste Fair Brings Agenda of Solutions To...

The second annual NYC Food Waste Fair featured a full-day panel program, more than 70 exhibitors, hands-on workshops and skills training, demos and tastings and a Zero Food Waste Challenge.