Friday Buffet

More fallout from Monday’s topic of energy lost in food waste. In her Discover blog, Sheril Kirshenbaum asks ‘how do we change attitudes and behavior on waste?’ Well, I hope it starts with a book.

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Not that you’d ever think of wasting peanut butter, but just in case…here are 10 other uses for it.

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Nutritionists won’t like it, but Snickers’ link with Feeding America will donate a good chunk of food to those in need. The candy bar company will donate 2.5 million meals and as many as 1 million more when consumers enter a code from their wrapper online.

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A look at cruise ships’ environmental impact isn’t all that heartening. And that’s without even considering the food waste.

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Chico State’s student reycling is ramping up its longtime composting. In the process, they’ve come up with a sticker that’s pretty funny, but a bit ‘dirty.’ (It’s at the bottom of the article.)

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3 Comments

  1. Posted August 22, 2010 at 1:36 am | Permalink

    i hate wasting PB. i usually use my almost empty jars to eat oatmeal out of (the glass ones) and yogurt (for the plastic)

  2. Megan
    Posted August 22, 2010 at 3:52 am | Permalink

    I couldn’t waste PB if I tried… if I was ever worried about it going past its expiry, then I’d eat it with a teaspoon. Love it!

  3. Posted August 22, 2010 at 12:25 pm | Permalink

    Lynn, that’s a great idea–I’ve just been letting my dog finish off the empty jars.

    Megan–but do you dare eat a peanut butter creature?!?

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