Food Waste

Reduce, reuse, recyle: Chowhounds discuss clever ways to cut down on food waste. Share your thoughts and debate the news-worthy points of the topic.

Can I bury my kitchen waste in the garden rather than composting in a bin?

by janniecooks 7 years ago

It's difficult to keep the compost pile wet enough to produce good hot compost - the heat and the sun in Florida drie...

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ricepad commented 1 month ago

Wedding Halls - Food Waste

by jhopp217 5 years ago

I have really been getting on people about food waste lately. I was at a wedding last night and everything was amazi...

ninrn commented 5 months ago

Where do you keep your kitchen garbage can?

by stratford 7 years ago

Was thinking about where the ideal place for a kitchen garbage can would be and where most people place theirs. I'm ...

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mellisa23 commented 6 months ago

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First Class Meal

by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . The team’s proposal, which won the Urban SOS: Fair Share competition in January, envisages using the vast pos...

USDA Revises Guidance on Date Labeling to Reduce Food Waste

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"...Except for infant formula, product dating is not required by Federal regulations. Food manufacturers frequently u...

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fourunder commented 8 months ago

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Eating in a Dumpster for a Good Cause

by marssy 1 year ago

I have to admit that I've been guilty of wasting food in spite of my mom raising me not to do it. Anyone heard of thi...

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5 Food Systems Lessons the U.S. Can Learn from Denmark

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"...From food waste reduction to better treatment of both animals and people working in the its food industry, here a...

These Are The Trashy Consequences Of Blue Apron Delivery

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"...And this is what remained, after cooking: Nine plastic baggies of varying sizes; four clamshells, also plastic; a...

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LisainCali commented 1 year ago

Food Savers/ Vacuum Sealers: Do you use them and are they worth the expense?

by FoodChic 3 years ago

I'm really trying to be mindful of wasted food in our home, and have gotten to the point I cannot abide tossing unuse...

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briang191 commented 1 year ago

Xi'An Famous Food - a waste with "non-spicy" eaters???

by pixellle 2 years ago

I'm meeting my elder-ish uncle, aunt, my dad and his friend, along with my cousin and my husband, in nearby NYC. We ...

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pixellle commented 2 years ago

PBS Newshour 6/16/15: Why does almost half of America’s food go to waste?

by zippo 2 years ago

There's also this thread started 2 weeks ago entitled "Should It Be Illegal for Supermarkets to Waste Food?" http:...

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Bottomless_Pit commented 2 years ago

Sluggish compost bin? I found a solution. Bokashi is like speed composting!

by ursy_ten 5 years ago

I'm surprised there isn't a thread about bokashi composting here already. Is it not widely known about? Anyway, I can...

TroyTempest commented 2 years ago

Government says it's okay to eat some food 12 or 18 months after its sell-by date

by smaki 2 years ago

"According to the USDA, the average American tosses out 36 pounds of food a month. That’s over 20 percent of availabl...

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PSRaT commented 2 years ago

Loblaws sells ugly fruit at a discount to curb food waste

by Jacquilynne 2 years ago

On the one hand, it's good to combat food waste and offer people a cheaper product. On the other hand, if these are s...

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Vinnie Vidimangi commented 2 years ago

When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps

by eatingjoy 2 years ago

Back in 2011 when I was a student at the University of Maryland in College Park I once noticed a massive pile of tras...

greygarious commented 2 years ago

Home Cooks - How do you minimize food waste?

by BouquiGarnet 2 years ago

One thing I'm working on is reducing/eliminating the amount of food we waste in this house, for ethical and financial...

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Madrid commented 2 years ago