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This Is How IKEA Plans To Cut Its Food Waste In Half Within Three Years

Ikea is planning to cut its food waste by 50 percent in the next three years by implementing the use of digital scales in its cafeterias to measure the amount of food it wastes, as gather data to figure the best way to reduce that waste. 

By Tessa Love
4 days ago
Food

New NYC Restaurant Serves Healthy Fast Food In Reusable Jars

Lunch for most people is a simple affair. They go to a store, buy food, and throw out the packaging. That 20 minute experience creates lasting problems with plastics piling up in the trash. One woman in NYC is helping to change that narrative.   

By Desiree Kaplan
4 days ago
Food

Coca-Cola Is Looking For Someone To Solve Their Sugar Problem For $1 Million

Coca-Cola has launched a "challenge" that offers money to anyone who can come up with a better replacement for sugar in soft drinks, perhaps signaling a shift to healthier products in the mass consumer market.

By Aimee Lutkin
6 days ago
Food

NYC 'Teaching Garden' Gives Kids Farm Life Without Leaving The City

Thanks to GrowNYC's Governors Island Teaching Garden, a 21,000-square-foot urban farm in the middle of the Big Apple, students can take free field trips to learn how to plant, grow, harvest and prepare organically grown produce and herbs.

By Nicole Caldwell
7 days ago
Food

Hampton Creek To Release Innovative New Vegan Egg Substitute

Hampton Creek is set to wade into some of the most complex territory for a vegan brand. The company is poised to release a vegan egg substitute sometime in the next few months that mimics the taste and texture of traditional eggs.

By Nicole Caldwell
1 week ago
Food

New Tech Offers Lower Prices On Food Nearing Its Expiration Date

A new company called Wasteless offers the world’s very first real-time tracking technology to supermarkets so they can provide consumers with variable pricing based on a product’s upcoming expiration date. It's the "internet of groceries.”

By Nicole Caldwell
2 weeks ago
Food

New Vegan Restaurant Vows To Donate All Profits To Charity

A new vegan eatery in Midtown Manhattan called P.S. Kitchen has promised to donate all its profits to various sustainable charities as a way to connect people’s ethical food choices with social movements.  

By Nicole Caldwell
2 weeks ago
Food

Everything You Need To Know About The 'Aquafaba' Cocktail Trend

At this year’s 15th annual Tales of the Cocktail conference in New Orleans, LA, aquafaba—the vegan replacement for egg whites made out of bean water—was listed among the top eight cocktail trends. 

By Nicole Caldwell
2 weeks ago
Food

Switching From Beef To Beans Could Slice Greenhouse Gas Emissions

With one dietary swap, the United States could just about meet its 2020 greenhouse-gas emission goals without making a single change to our country’s transportation or energy infrastructure. The switch? Trading out beef for beans.

By Nicole Caldwell
3 weeks ago
Food

One Popular Way To Deal With Food Waste Is By Finding A Way To Actually Eat It

A campaign targeting food waste is giving amazing suggestions for how to limit consumer's contribution to the problem, with recipes, tips and advice that will change how you relate to your fridge immediately.

By Aimee Lutkin
3 weeks ago
Food

How Food Created From Electricity Can Feed The World

A single-cell protein developed by Finnish scientists requires only four ingredients, is loaded with protein, and could help feed the world. Oh—and you don’t need anything special to grow it: no seeds, no sun, no farmland, and no additional water.

By Nicole Caldwell
3 weeks ago
Food

8 Healthy Foods To Help Curb Your Sugar Addiction

Sugar is addictive—and we have to physically cleanse it from our bodies in order to move along from it. Luckily for us, there are plenty of nutrient-rich foods to get us over the hump.

By Nicole Caldwell
3 weeks ago
Food

This Zero-Waste Pickle Company Turns Food Scraps Into Treasure

Restaurants generate a lot of waste in the form of food scraps. Usually such scraps end up in the trash, but one Colorado-based pickle company has found a way to utilize its food scraps by turning them into compost and Bloody Mary's.

By Maria Cook
4 weeks ago
Food

8 Nutritious Weeds You Can Eat Right Out Of Your Own Yard

If you needed another reason not to use herbicides and pesticides in your garden and lawn, here’s one: Those weeds you think are such nuisances are actually delicious—and better for you than a lot of the veggies you eat every day. 

By Nicole Caldwell
4 weeks ago
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