Thousands of Acres of Fruit and Veggies are Being Left to Rot in the Fields in Florida and California

April 18, 2020 at 2:30 am




With no restaurants, schools or theme parks to sell them to farmers are plowing tons of unpicked produce back into the ground

A pile of ripe squash sits in a field, in Homestead, Florida. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Biogas Generator Turns Food Waste into Natural Gas and Fertilizer

July 20, 2018 at 6:38 pm





Invention produces homemade natural gas and fertilizer from food waste, grass clippings and livestock manure.

France and Italy Force Supermarkets to Donate Unsold to Charity Food Rather than Dump It

June 18, 2018 at 10:24 pm




France recently joined Italy in making it illegal for grocery stores to dump or destroy good food. Instead of letting 1 in 8 Americans go hungry, maybe we should do this too.

The Average American Throws Away a Pound of Food Per Day, New Study Finds

June 4, 2018 at 7:28 pm




More than 150,000 tons of food are sent to the dump every single day in the United States, enough to feed 2 billion people