Celebrity chefs serve up free meals from discarded food

Dec 04, 15 Celebrity chefs serve up free meals from discarded food

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Prominent chefs from Thailand and Australia use ingredients that are usually discarded to dish up meals for people in Bangkok, to raise awareness on food waste. Photo: UNEP Asia Pacific For those who have never tried ‘rejected’ veggie curry made with ‘saved’ coconut milk served with ‘broken rice’ and washed down with corn cob tea,...

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Students recover one million pounds of food for hungry Americans

Nov 16, 15 Students recover one million pounds of food for hungry Americans

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Food Recovery Network has reached a major milestone in its short four-year existence: the recovery of its one-millionth pound of food. Since 2011, students at more than 160 colleges and universities across the country have worked with campus dining services and local restaurants to pick up surplus prepared food and deliver it to...

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¡¡Yo no desperdicio!!

Nov 03, 15 ¡¡Yo no desperdicio!!

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Prosalus es una ONG española con 30 años de trayectoria, fuertemente comprometida con la lucha contra el hambre y con el impulso del derecho humano a la alimentación, que es participante del Reto Hambre Cero. Prosalus ha lanzado la iniciativa “Yo No Desperdicio“, para informar sobre el desperdicio alimentario, sus...

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Community-Based Food Rescue Programs Providing a Solution to Hunger and Food Waste

Nov 02, 15 Community-Based Food Rescue Programs Providing a Solution to Hunger and Food Waste

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With nearly 40 percent of all edible food in the US is wasted, and 50 million Americans going hungry, Table to Table works by rescuing this fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be discarded. The food rescue program provides an effective and efficient solution to hunger, while addressing the growing problem of food waste in...

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EU schoolkids build food waste charter includes doggy bags and free food

Nov 02, 15 EU schoolkids build food waste charter includes doggy bags and free food

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The European Charter against food waste was just presented at Milan Expo 2015, two weeks before the end of the six-month-long world’s fair which was focused on feeding the world. Drafted by over 40 schools across seven European countries, and with advice from 50 municipal governments, it outlines concrete actions for cutting food...

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M&S moves to hand out thousands of tonnes of food waste

Oct 14, 15 M&S moves to hand out thousands of tonnes of food waste

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Marks & Spencer is to distribute thousands of tonnes of surplus food under a scheme that will use a social networking app to link all 500 of its UK stores to local charities, including food banks. The retailer, which has committed to cutting food waste from stores by a fifth by 2020, has been testing different ways of running...

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