This app lets you share unwanted food items with your neighbour

With the threat of food waste increasing every day, the need to handle unwanted food items is on an all-time high. And this was the idea behind Olio which is a hyper-local food sharing application. Based out of the United Kingdom, the application and the website associated with it let you post pictures of unwanted…

Confusing Expiration Date? Industry is planning to make changes

Every food product has an expiration date. Perishables expire faster than the normal food products. But confusing expiration dates on food packets lead us to throw away food even before it’s expired. To reduce the amount of food wastage, the food industry has decided to make some changes. The labels will now be officially cut…

Use this easy trick to avoid food wastage

Food wastage is a problem that’s always on the rise. Shopping without knowing the actual need is one of the major reasons for this. While there are many other reasons that need to be curbed for reducing food wastage, we can keep a control on wastage through shopping with a simple trick. All you have to…

Here is UK’s latest move against food wastage

The need of curbing food wastage is on the rise every day. And now, the United Kingdom is set to change their food guidelines to tackle the issue. They are going to do the same by reintroducing the snowflake logo which will indicate that the food can be frozen. A new blue fridge logo will…

A shocking comparison between wasted and consumed food in two nations

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has come out with a new revelation that has left many shocked. According to a new research which was carried out, the amount of food wasted in India is same as the amount that people in the United Kingdom consume. And the most striking part is: A good portion…

Worms are turning ‘Waste into food’, here’s how

A new model has been designed which turns food waste into vegetables. Titled ‘The Waste to Food’ project, it is set to be launched in Cape Town. The project makes use of works to turn inedible food waste into compost which is then used to grow vegetables. “We are closing the recycling loop: our project…

Here’s an interesting reason why Americans waste food

The wastage of food is continuing to be a major problem around the globe. And latest stats suggest that the food that Americans throw away is enough to feed the world. A study recently conducted suggested that the food that has been thrown away in the nation is enough to feed around 84% of the…

Americans throw away 1,217 calories worth of food every day

According to the research conducted by the Bloomberg School of Public Health Center, found that Americans throw away 1,217 calories worth of food every day. It means that the Americans waste around 40 percent of the available food every year. “Huge quantities of nutritious foods end up in landfills instead of meeting Americans’ dietary needs….

This Dutch Club is turning Food waste into energy

A new club named De Fruithaven in Rotterdam is making the headlines for their efforts to curb food waste. The club, which aims to get rid of all kinds of waste, is turning the wasted food items into biogas and organic fertilizers. It’s a very big problem. When you look at it on a macro…

Wholesale Produce Market makes a huge step to feed the needy

Wholesale Produce Market, which is one of the largest produce hubs in the Bay Area, has made a bold step in feeding the needy. The market has kick started giving donations for charities rather than only relying on the leftover food items. Such donations ensure that the quality of the food items that charities get…

Supermarkets are relying on charities rather than reducing food wastage

The surplus food from Supermarkets might be going to the charities but according to new numbers, the food that goes into such charities is just a small portion of what is wasted by such supermarkets Some people are even commenting that the relationship that supermarkets have with charities has slowed down the efficient usage of…

New Zealand now has a food rescue service and it’s a great concept

The Nelson Environment Center in New Zealand is all set to revolutionize the face of reducing food wastage with their new campaign called the ‘Food rescue service’ The organization is set to collaborate with retailers and producers to rescue surplus food. The food items that they are planning to collect will be the ones that…